Medicine Bow Wind Project


medicine bow windmills

Commercial operations: 1998 (phase 1)
Unit name: Medicine Bow Wind Project (Wyoming)
Net capacity: 6 megawatts
Fuel type: wind energy
Operations: intermittent

Operations


  • Owned by Skyline Renewables and operated by Gamesa
  • Resource operates in winds 9 miles per hour to 56 miles per hour
  • Resource averages 33% capacity factor on an annual basis

Financials


  • Purchase power agreement through 2033
  • Known annual pricing with fixed escalation

Environmental


  • Renewable source of energy
  • Zero air emissions

Spring Canyon


spring canyon windmills

Commercial operations: 2014
Unit name: Spring Canyon Expansion Wind Energy Center (Colorado)
Net capacity: 60 MW
Fuel type: Wind energy
Operations: intermittent

Operations


  • Owned by Clearway Energy and operated by Invenergy Wind LLC
  • Coordinated metering, scheduling and integration
  • Capacity factor of approximately 40%

Financials


  • Purchase power agreement through 2039
  • Lowest cost wind energy source on the Platte River system
  • Long-term fixed pricing to mitigate future price risk

Environmental


  • Improved efficiency versus older turbine designs
  • Renewable source of energy
  • Zero air emissions

 

Silver Sage


silver sage windmills

Commercial operations: 2009
Unit name: Silver Sage Windpower Project (Wyoming)
Net capacity: 12 megawatts
Fuel type: wind energy
Operations: intermittent

Operations


  • As of October 2018, Silver Sage RECs and associated energy have been sold and cannot be claimed as a renewable resource by Platte River or its owner communities
  • Resource operates in winds 8 miles per hour to 56 miles per hour
  • Resource averages 36% capacity factor on an annual basis

Financials


  • Purchase power agreement through 2029
  • Known annual pricing with fixed escalation
  • Right to own facility in future

Environmental


  • Renewable source of energy
  • Zero air emissions