Solano Wind Project is a 229.98MW onshore wind power project. It is located in California, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2003.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||229.98||229.98||–||Active||California, the US||Sacramento Municipal Utility District; Vestas Wind Systems|
The project was developed by Sacramento Municipal Utility District and Vestas Wind Systems. Citigroup Global Markets and Sacramento Municipal Utility District are currently owning the project.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 79,000 households.
The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2003.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Sacramento Municipal Utility District under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.
Solano Wind Project (Solano Wind Project Phase I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V47-660 kW turbines. The phase consists of 16 turbines with 0.66MW nameplate capacity.
Solano Wind Project (Solano Wind Project Phase IA) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V47-660 kW turbines. The phase consists of 7 turbines with 0.66MW nameplate capacity.
Solano Wind Project (Solano Wind Project Phase II A) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V90-3.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 8 turbines with 3MW nameplate capacity.
Solano Wind Project (Solano Wind Project Phase II B) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V90-3.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 21 turbines with 3MW nameplate capacity.
Solano Wind Project (Solano Wind Project Phase III A) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V90-3.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 24 turbines with 3MW nameplate capacity.
Solano Wind Project (Solano Wind Project Phase III B) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V90-1.8 MW turbines. The phase consists of 31 turbines with 1.8MW nameplate capacity.
IEC and Vestas Wind Systems were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.
About Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is an electric utility that generates and distributes electricity. The utility generates electricity from sources such as wind, hydro, biomass, solar, landfill gas power, and co-generation plants. It also purchases power from the wholesale market to meet the demand for electricity from its customers. SMUD distributes electricity to residential and commercial customer accounts through a transmission and distribution network of power lines. The utility also offers customer services such as manage online accounts, rebates and saving tips, quick pay, pay bill, rate information and support services, among others. SMUD is headquartered in Sacramento, California, the US.
About Vestas Wind Systems
Vestas Wind Systems AS (Vestas) is a renewable energy company. It designs, manufactures, installs, and provides services to onshore power converters, wind turbines, blades, and towers. The company’s solutions encompass parts and repair to preventive inspections and advanced repairs. The service offerings of Vestas include data-driven consultancy, fleet optimization, blade maintenance and inspection, power generator repairs, and gearbox exchange. It partners customers to monitor wind energy production and performance of the wind power plant throughout its lifetime. The company serves customers across the world, and has manufacturing and testing facilities in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Vestas is headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark.
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