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January 7, 2022

Whitney Hill Wind Farm, US

By Carmen

Whitney Hill Wind Farm is a 65.7MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Illinois, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 65.7 65.7 Active Illinois, the US Enel Green Power North America; Swift Current Energy

Description

The project was developed by Enel Green Power North America and Swift Current Energy. The project is currently owned by Enel Green Power North America with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 246GWh electricity thereby offsetting 167,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2019.

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Contractors Involved

Whitney Hill Wind Farm (Whitney Hill Wind Farm Phase I) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 21 turbines, each with 2.8MW nameplate capacity.

Whitney Hill Wind Farm (Whitney Hill Wind Farm Phase II) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

About Enel Green Power North America

Enel Green Power North America Inc (EGP-NA), a subsidiary of Enel Green Power SpA is an alternative energy company that owns, operates, and develops renewable energy plants. The company generates electric power from hydro power, biomass, wind, solar, and geothermal sources. Its hydro projects include Boott, Crescent, Salmon Falls, Dexter, High Falls, Denley, Theresa, Walden, Port Leyden, Elk Creek and GeoBon, among others. EGP-NA’s wind projects comrpise Minnesota Wind, Buffalo Dunes, Smoky Hills, Castle Rock Ridge, Prairie Rose, and St. Lawrence, among others. The company also owns and operates plants across the US and Canada. It has its operations in San Diego, Andover, Reno, and Washington, the US. EGP-NA is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, the US.

About Swift Current Energy

Swift Current Energy LLC (Swift Current Energy) develops and manages energy projects. The Company focuses on utility scale wind, solar, and energy storage power projects. It is headquartered in 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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