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November 29, 2021

Wild Horse, US

By Carmen

Wild Horse is a 272.6MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Washington, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2006.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 272.6 272.6 Active Washington, the US EDP Renewables North America; Puget Sound Energy

Description

The project was developed by EDP Renewables North America and Puget Sound Energy. The project is currently owned by Puget Sound Energy with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 642,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households. The project cost is $480m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2006.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Puget Sound Energy under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Wild Horse (Wild Horse 1) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V80-1.8 MW turbines. The phase consists of 127 turbines with 1.8MW nameplate capacity.

Wild Horse (Wild Horse 2) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V80-2.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 22 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2015, for a period of 10 years.

About EDP Renewables North America

EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), formerly Horizon Wind Energy LLC, a subsidiary of EDP Renovaveis SA, is a renewable energy company that develops, operates and constructs wind farms and solar parks. The company’s wind farms include Blue Canyon Wind Farm, Elkhorn Valley Wind Farm, Lone Star Wind Farm, Lost Lake Wind Farm, Kittitas Valley Wind Farm, Madison Wind Farm, Meridian Way Wind Farm and Pioneer Prairie Wind Farm, among others. It also operates Lone Valley Solar Parks that supports sustainable energy generation. The company has operations throughout the US and Canada. EDPR NA is headquartered in Houston, Texas, 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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