Wind Plants in the USA - Colorado
Busch Ranch
Location: CO
Operator: AltaGas
Configuration: 16 X 1.8 MW V80
Operation: 2012
WTG supplier: Vestas
EPC: Wanzek
Quick facts: This WPP in Huerfano Co was commissioned in Oct 2012. It is a 50:50 joint venture of AltaGas and Black Hills Energy. Black & Veatch was owner's engineer.

Photograph courtesy of AltaGase
Posted 20 Jan 2017

Colorado Green
Location: CO
Operator: Shell WindEnergy
Configuration: 108 X 1.5 MW
Operation: 2003
WTG supplier: GE Wind Energy
Quick facts: This project is a 50:50 joint venture with PPM Energy Inc. Output is sold to Xcel Energy. ANZ and Rabobank arranged limited recourse financing for the wind park, which is on 11,840ac owned by 14 landowners. The project is expected to provide more than $2mn/yr in property tax revenues.

Photograph by Oliver Lönker
Posted 14 Dec 2005

Cedar Creek
Location: CO
Operator: Infigen Energy
Configuration: 221 X 1 MW MWT-62, 53 X 1.5SLE
Operation: 2007-2008
WTG supplier: MHI, GE Wind Energy
EPC: Mortenson
Quick facts: This wind farm is east of Grover in north-central Weld County. Electricity is sold to Xcel. AECOM completed the environmtneal assessments.

Photograph courtesy of AECOM
Posted 25 Aug 2013

 
Kit Carson
Location: CO
Operator: Duke Energy
Configuration: 34 X 1.5 MW
Operation: 2010
WTG supplier: GE Wind Energy
EPC: Wanzek
Quick facts: Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is buying the output from this wind farm. The 6,000ac site is northwest of Burlington, in Kit Carson County in east-central Colorado.

Photograph courtesy of Duke Energy
Posted 23 Jan 2011

Twin Buttes
Location: CO
Operator: Iberdrola Renewables LLC
Configuration: 50 X 1.5 MW
Operation: 2007
WTG supplier: GE Wind Energy
EPC: Stantec, TriAxis Engineering, D B Blattner
Quick facts: Twin Buttes is in Bent County near Lamar, about 8mi west of Colorado Green Wind Power which Iberdrola jointly owns with another company.Twin Buttes has a 9,000ac site and was dedicated on 14 Sep 2007. The project has a 20yrppa with Xcel Energy.

Photograph courtesy of Iberdrola
Posted 2 Jun 2013

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 20-Jan-2017

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