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November 29, 2021

Upland Prairie Wind, US

By Carmen

Upland Prairie Wind is a 299.3MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Iowa, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 299.3 299.3 Active Iowa, the US Apex Clean Energy Holdings; Interstate Power and Light

Description

The project was developed by Apex Clean Energy Holdings and Interstate Power and Light. The project is currently owned by Interstate Power and Light with a stake of 100%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 108,000 households. The project cost is $600m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2019.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Interstate Power and Light under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The wind power project consists of 121 turbines.

About Apex Clean Energy Holdings

Apex Clean Energy Holdings LLC (Apex), formerly Apex Wind Energy is a renewable energy company that offers building utility-scale generation facilities. The company develops commercial-scale wind and solar energy facilities in North America. It provides resource assessment, engineering, construction, project development, financing, operation and maintenance, and asset management of utility-scale clean energy projects. Apex’s projects include Campbell Creek Wind Farm, Gulf Coast Wind Farm, Elk River Wind Farm, Cedar Creek Wind Farm, Phantom Solar, McKenzie Solar, Dover SUN Park, Canadian Hills Wind project, Colorado PV Solar, Ringneck Prairie Wind, Neosho Ridge Wind, Homestead Wind, Cornhusker Harvest Wind, Canadian Hills Wind, Bowman Wind, and Maple Rapids Wind, among others. The company has operations throughout the US and Canada. Apex is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, the US.

About Interstate Power and Light

Interstate Power and Light Co (IPL) is a utility company that engages in the generation and distribution of electricity. It also involved in the distribution and transportation of natural gas. IPL is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 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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