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October 25, 2021

Rush Creek Wind Farm, US

By Carmen

Rush Creek Wind Farm is a 600MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Colorado, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2018.

Project TypeTotal Capacity (MW)Active Capacity (MW)Pipeline Capacity (MW)Project StatusProject LocationProject DeveloperOnshore600600-ActiveColorado, the USInvenergy LLC; Xcel Energy Inc

Description

The project was developed by Invenergy and Xcel Energy. The project is currently owned by Xcel Energy.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 325,000 households, offsetting 1,000,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,000m.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the phase, Rush Creek Wind Farm (Rush Creek Wind Farm I), site are 80m high.

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The Tubular Steel towers installed at the phase, Rush Creek Wind Farm (Rush Creek Wind Farm II), site are 80m high.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in October 2018.

Contractors Involved

M. A. Mortenson was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Rush Creek Wind Farm (Rush Creek Wind Farm I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V110-2.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 190 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Rush Creek Wind Farm (Rush Creek Wind Farm II) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V110-2.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 110 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 3 years.

About Invenergy

Invenergy LLC (Invenergy) is a full-service energy solutions provider. The company invests, develops, constructs, owns, and operates renewable and other clean energy generation and storage facilities. The company captures, generates, and stores power from wind, solar, natural gas. Invenergy provides a range of technology and end-to-end energy solutions to corporations, utilities and other energy asset owners. Its services include asset management, energy management, and engineering and analysis, among others. It also offers on-site and performance inspections and maintenance services. The company operates through regional development offices in the US, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Japan, Poland and Scotland. Invenergy is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the US.

About Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy Inc (Xcel Energy) is an energy holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it has the presence in the entire energy vertical, including generation, procurement, transmission, distribution and resale of electricity. The company produces electric energy using coal, nuclear, natural gas, wind, hydro, biomass and solar sources. Xcel Energy also transports, stores, distributes and resells natural gas. It procures natural gas from independent suppliers, based on market indices. Xcel Energy also provides home appliance repair, maintenance, and replacement services. The company serves residential, commercial and industrial customers in South Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, North Dakota, New Mexico, Texas and Wisconsin. Xcel Energy is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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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