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West Butte Wind

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State:
  • OR
County: Crook
Type of Resource:
  • Wind
Operating Status:
  • Approved
Project Stage: Development
Capacity: 104 MW
Developers: Pacific Wind Power
Locale:

The Project Area is located about 32 miles east of the city of Bend and 30 miles south of the city of Prineville, north of Oregon State Highway 20 in Crook County, OR.

BPA: Y
Description:

Date: 07/14/11:
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approved the decision to authorize a road and transmission line right of way across Bureau of Land Management (BLM)-administered lands associated with the West Butte Wind Power Project. This right of way authorization will provide access to private land for the purpose of constructing and operating a 104-megawatt wind turbine facility. Between 34 and 52 wind turbines are proposed for installation on private land and they are capable of producing enough energy to power 50,000 homes.
http://www.blm.gov/or/districts/prineville/plans/wbw_power_row/

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