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Wyoming Wind Energy Center

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State:
  • WY
County: Uinta
Type of Resource:
  • Wind
Operating Status:
  • Operating
Project Stage: Operating
Capacity: 144 MW
Developers: NextEra Energy Resources; TransAlta
Year: 2003
Number of Turbines: 80
Partners: Avangrid
Locale:

NE of Evanston in Uinta County, WY.
Location confirmed with Google Earth.

BPA: N
Description:

The 144MW Wyoming WInd Energy Center
was developed by NextEra Energy Resources (then FPL Energy Resources) and sold in 2013 to TransAlta Renewables. The project consists of 80 Vestas V80-1.8 MW turbines and is located in Uinta County, WY.
The project began operating in 2003. Avangrid Renewables markets the power.
http://www.transaltarenewables.com/facilities/plants-operation/wyoming-wind/
https://renewablesnow.com/news/transalta-renewables-to-buy-144-mw-wyoming-wind-farm-from-nextera-384706/

NE of Evanston in Uinta County, WY.
Location confirmed with Google Earth.

http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/683/contents/Plates/Plate5_Wind.pdf

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