Sugar Creek One Windfarm is a 202MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Illinois, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2020. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by American Wind Energy Management, Apex Clean Energy Holdings, LibertyPower, Oak Creek Energy Systems and The Wind. LibertyPower and InfraRed Capital Partners are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.

The project generates 708.2GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households. The project cost is $300m.

The project has 96m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2020.

Contractors involved

Sugar Creek One Windfarm (Sugar Creek One Windfarm - I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V110-2.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 17 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Sugar Creek One Windfarm (Sugar Creek One Windfarm - II) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V150-4.2 MW turbines. The phase consists of 40 turbines with 4.2MW nameplate capacity.

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About Apex Clean Energy Holdings

Apex Clean Energy Holdings LLC (Apex), formerly Apex Wind Energy is a renewable energy company that offers building utility-scale generation facilities. The company develops commercial-scale wind and solar energy facilities in North America. It provides resource assessment, engineering, construction, project development, financing, operation and maintenance, and asset management of utility-scale clean energy projects. Apex's projects include Campbell Creek Wind Farm, Gulf Coast Wind Farm, Elk River Wind Farm, Cedar Creek Wind Farm, Phantom Solar, McKenzie Solar, Dover SUN Park, Canadian Hills Wind project, Colorado PV Solar, Ringneck Prairie Wind, Neosho Ridge Wind, Homestead Wind, Cornhusker Harvest Wind, Canadian Hills Wind, Bowman Wind, and Maple Rapids Wind, among others. The company has operations throughout the US and Canada. Apex is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, the US.

About Oak Creek Energy Systems

Oak Creek Energy Systems Inc (Oak Creek) is a renewable energy company. It develops, operates, constructs and manages wind energy projects. The company’s service offerings include asset management, construction, engineering, personnel monitoring, risk identification and project management, among others. Oak Creek also provides on-site reporting, training and technical assistance services. The company develops utility scale wind energy projects across the US and Mexico. Its project portfolio includes Tres Mesas Wind Project, Oak Creek Energy 2 C, Oak Creek Wind Power and Eolica Mesa La Paz among others. Oak Creek is headquartered in Escondido, California, the US.

About The Wind

The Wind Company GmbH, a renewable energy company specialized in wind energy development. This wind energy company was formed by six leading Austrian wind energy companies which collectively own and operate over 500 MW of wind energy in Austria and other European countries. The founding companies include Raiffeisen Energy & Environment GmbH of Raiffeisen-Group, Energiewerkstatt GmbH, wind energy developing, engineering, planning and consulting company and WEB AG, Windkraft Simonsfeld GmbH & Co. KG and ImWind Group, wind farm operator and owner.


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