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November 26, 2021

Prairie Hill Wind Farm, US

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Prairie Hill Wind Farm is a 300MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Texas, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2020.

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Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 300 300 Active Texas, the US ENGIE North America; Infinity Power Holdings

Description

The project was developed by ENGIE North America and Infinity Power Holdings. The project is currently owned by ENGIE North America.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 60,000 households. The project cost is $307m.

The project has 82m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Walmart under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 166MW.

Contractors Involved

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 100 units of AW140/3000 turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.

About ENGIE North America

ENGIE North America Inc (ENA) is a energy services company that provides clean power & comprehensive services for customers to optimize energy and include electricity generation and cogeneration, natural gas, and liquefied natural gas. ENA is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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Wind Power Market seeing increased risk and disruption

The wind power market has grown at a CAGR of 14% between 2010 and 2021 to reach 830 GW by end of 2021. This has largely been possible due to favourable government policies that have provided incentives to the sector. This has led to an increase in the share of wind in the capacity mix, going from a miniscule 4% in 2010 to 10% in 2021. This is further set to rise to 15% by 2030. However, the recent commodity price increase has hit the sector hard, increasing risks for wind turbine manufacturers and project developers, and the Russia-Ukraine crisis has caused further price increase and supply chain disruption. In light of this, GlobalData has identified which countries are expected to add the majority of wind power capacity out to 2030. Get ahead and download this whitepaper for more details on the current state of the Wind Power Market.
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