Medicine Bow


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Commercial Operations: 1998 (Phase 1)
Unit Name: Medicine Bow Wind Project
Net Capacity: 6 MW
Fuel Type: Wind energy
Operations: Intermittent

Operations


  • Owned and operated by Medicine Bow Wind, LLC
  • Resource operates in winds 9 mph to 56 mph
  • Resource averages 33% capacity factor on an annual basis

Financials


  • Purchase power agreement through 2033
  • Price escalates over contract term

Environmental


  • Renewable source of energy
  • Emissions free resource

Silver Sage


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Commercial Operations: 2009
Unit Name: Silver Sage Windpower Project
Net Capacity: 12 MW
Fuel Type: Wind energy
Operations: Intermittent

Operations


  • Owned and operated by Duke Energy
  • Resource operates in winds 8 mph to 56 mph
  • Resource averages 36% capacity factor on an annual basis

Financials


  • Purchase power agreement through 2029
  • Known annual pricing with fixed escalation

Environmental


  • Renewable source of energy
  • Emissions free resource

 

Spring Canyon


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Commercial Operations: 2014
Unit Name: Spring Canyon Expansion Wind Energy Center
Net Capacity: 60 MW
Fuel Type: Wind energy
Operations: Intermittent

Operations


  • Operated and maintained by Invenergy Wind LLC
  • Purchase power agreement through 2039
  • Coordinated metering, scheduling, and integration
  • Capacity factor estimated at over 40%

Financials


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

Environmental


  • Improved efficiency vs. older turbine designs
  • Renewable source of energy
  • Emissions free resource

For more information contact wind@prpa.org.