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November 26, 2021

Story County, US

By Carmen

Story County is a 300MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Iowa, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 300 300 Active Iowa, the US NextEra Energy Resources

Description

The project was developed by NextEra Energy Resources. Nextera Energy Partners and NextEra Energy Resources are currently owning the project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 75,000 households.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in November 2008.

Power Purchase Agreement

Buckeye Power, Central Iowa Power Cooperative, Google Energy, Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative, North Carolina Electric Membership, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative and Wabash Valley Power Association are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 200 units of 1.5-77 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

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.

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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