North Dakota Energy Spotlight – Wind Generation
• The North Dakota Public Service Commission has issued permits or received letters of intent for more than 6,000 MW of additional wind projects for future wind development. Currently, 210 megawatts of wind energy are under construction.
• North Dakota ranks 10th for most total installed wind capacity in the US and gets 12% of its total energy from the wind industry.
• More than 800 wind turbines and projects are operational in 20 North Dakota counties.
North Dakota’s wind farms
|Ashtabula I, II & III||NextEra Energy||366|
|Langdon I & II Wind Energy Centers||NextEra Energy||199.5|
|Rugby Wind Farm||Iberdrola Renewables||149.1|
|PrairieWinds ND 1||Basin Electric Power Cooperative||122|
|Baldwin Wind Energy Center||NextEra Energy||102.4|
|Wilton I & II Energy Centers||NextEra Energy||99|
|Oliver I & II||NextEra Energy||98.6|
|Tatanka Wind Farm (includes two counties in ND [90 MW], one county in SD [90 MW])||Acciona Wind Energy||90|
|Bison I||Minnesota Power||82|
|North Dakota Wind Energy Center||NextEra Energy||61.5|
|Luverne Phase II Wind Farm||NextEra Energy||49.5|
|Cedar Hills Wind Farm||Montana-Dakota Utilities||19.5|
|Velva Wind Farm||Acciona Wind Energy||12|
|Statewide demonstration projects||NA||Approximately 3|
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You may be interested in:
North Dakota Public Service Commission – Consumer Electric & Gas info
American Wind Energy Association – State fact sheets
National Renewable Energy Laboratory – Wind homepage
Wind Powering America
NextEra Energy – Facilities map
Acciona Wind Energy – US Projects
Iberdrola Renewables – US Power assets
MDU Resources Group – Electric Generating Facilities
Basin Electric Power Cooperative – Wind generation
Allete – Minnesota Power Renewable Generation
Minnkota Power Cooperative
Otter Tail Power Company – Wind Power