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November 30, 2021

Tucannon River Wind Farm, US

By Carmen

Tucannon River Wind Farm is a 266.8MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Washington, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 266.8 266.8 Active Washington, the US Portland General Electric; Puget Sound Energy

Description

The project was developed by Portland General Electric and Puget Sound Energy. The project is currently owned by Portland General Electric with a stake of 100%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 84,000 households. The project cost is $530m.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the project site are 80m high.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2014.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Portland General Electric under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Renewable Energy Systems Americas was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 116 units of SWT-2.3-108 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 5 years.

About Portland General Electric

Portland General Electric Co (PGE) is a vertically integrated electric utility that generates, transmits, distributes, and retails electricity. The company generates electricity from wholly and jointly owned wind, natural gas, coal and hydroelectric plants. PGE also participates in the wholesale market through the purchase and sale of electricity and natural gas. It procures power in the wholesale market through short-term and long-term power purchase contracts. PGE owns transmission lines and major transmission rights to the Pacific Northwest Intertie, the West Coast electrical superhighway. It serves residential, commercial and industrial customers across Oregon. PGE is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the US.

About Puget Sound Energy

Puget Sound Energy Inc (PSE), a subsidiary of Puget Energy Inc, is a utility service provider. The company offers offers services such as energy and natural gas supply, start service, power outages, natural gas safety, business services, natural gas storage and excess generation of energy. It provides service to business, property and construction. PSE offers online bill pay services, scam alerts, low income assistance , among others. The company owns and operates coal, natural gas-fired, hydroelectric, wind-powered, and oil-fired generating facilities. It offers its services to residential, industrial, and commercial customers. PSE is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, 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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