Tatanka (McPherson County) is an 88.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in South Dakota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 88.5 88.5 Active South Dakota, the US Global Winds Harvest


The project was developed by Global Winds Harvest and is currently owned by Acciona Energia Internacional.

The project generates 310,104MWh of electricity. The project cost is $201.78m.

Development Status

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

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

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

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 59 units of AW-70/1500 turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Acciona Energia is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

About Global Winds Harvest

Global Winds Harvest Inc (GWH) is a renewable energy company that develops and operates wind energy projects. The company provides services such as mid and late stage project development, site selection, land securing. It offers meteorology, environmental risk avoidance, permitting and the evaluation of interconnection and transmission issues, among others. GWH undertakes various green field projects including Bear Creek, Cohocton, Tatanka and Thunder Spirit projects, among others. The company operates transmission lines, substations, electrical collection systems and meteorological towers. The company offers permitting and construction of projects in Pennsylvania, New York and North Dakota, the US, among others. Global Winds is headquartered in Schenectady, New York, the US.


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.