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January 18, 2022

Rock River, US

By Carmen

Rock River is a 50MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Wyoming, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 50 50 Active Wyoming, the US AES SeaWest; Shell WindEnergy

Description

The project was developed by AES SeaWest and Shell WindEnergy. The project is co-owned by Royal Dutch Shell and Terra-Gen, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 25,000 households.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in October 2001.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to PacifiCorp under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2001. The contracted capacity is 50MW.

Contractors Involved

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 50 units of MWT 1000 turbines, each with 1MW nameplate capacity.

About AES SeaWest

AES SeaWest, Inc. (SeaWest) is a renewable energy company, based in the US. The company is specialized in the global wind farm development and asset management services. SeaWest is an affiliated company of AES. The company is experienced in offering finance and wind power projects all over the world. In addition the company operates, acquires and develops Greenfield projects throughout the globe. The company operates more than 1200 MW capacity today. SeaWest is also one of the fast growing wind energy companies in the countries like France and Bulgaria and has more than doubled its wind development pipeline in Europe since 2006. The company operates in five states in the U.S namely, California, Iowa, Minnesota, Oregon and Texas. SeaWest is headquartered in San Diego, California, the US.

About Shell WindEnergy

Shell Wind Energy, Inc. is engaged in the development and operation of utility-scale wind power farms and sells green electricity. It operates as a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc.

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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