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Rim Rock Project

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State:
  • MT
County: Glacier & Toole
Type of Resource:
  • Wind
Operating Status:
  • Operating
Project Stage: Operating
Capacity: 189 MW
Developers: NaturEner
Year: 2012
Month: December
Number of Turbines: 126
Partners: SDG&E; Morgan Stanley
Locale:

20 miles NW of Shelby near Kevin, MT, in northwest Toole and northeast Glacier counties. Most of the turbines in Toole Co.

BPA: N
Description:

Project is the 3rd phase of the Glacier Wind project. Major construction completed in September 2012 with official commercial operations announced in December 2012. Consists of 126 Acciona AW77 1.5 MW turbines for 189 MW.
http://www.naturener.net/rimrock/our-progress/item/rim-rock-wind-farm-achieves-commercial-operation?category_id=50

Project location confirmed from map.
http://www.mtaudubon.org/birds/documents/Overview_RimRockFarm.pdf
http://www.naturener.us/news/naturener-project-news/item/rim-rock-wind-farm-achieves-commercial-operation

Project will eventually utilize 300 MW of northbound MATL line and will consist of a total of 206 Acciona 1.5 MW turbines.

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