Wheatridge Wind Project is a 300MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Oregon, 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.

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Description

The project is developed by NextEra Energy Resources and Portland General Electric. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 100,000 households.

The project has 90m high towers.

Development status

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

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Portland General Electric under a power purchase agreement for a period of 30 years from 2020. The contracted capacity is 300MW.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 120 turbines.

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About NextEra Energy Resources

NextEra Energy Resources LLC (NEER) is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Capital Holdings Inc, is a diversified clean energy company and is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power in the US. The company, together with its subsidiaries owns, develops, constructs, manages, and operates electricity-generating facilities in wholesale energy markets in the US, Canada, and Spain. The company generates electricity using different fuel sources such as natural gas and oil, wind, solar and nuclear. It offers electricity to utilities, retail electricity providers, power cooperatives, municipal electricity providers and industrial companies. The company also provides energy and capacity requirement services; conducts power and gas marketing and trading activities; participates in natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil production and pipeline infrastructure development; and owns a retail electricity provider. NEER is headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, the US.

About Portland General Electric

Portland General Electric Co (PGE) is a vertically integrated electric utility that generates, transmits, distributes and retails electricity. The company generates electricity from wholly and jointly owned wind, natural gas, coal and hydroelectric plants. PGE also participates in the wholesale market through the purchase and sale of electricity and natural gas. It procures power in the wholesale market through short-term and long-term power purchase contracts. PGE owns transmission lines and major transmission rights to the Pacific Northwest Intertie, the West Coast electrical superhighway. It serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers across Oregon. PGE is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the US.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.