Gooding County, Idaho
Located at the Big Sky Dairy near Gooding, Idaho, this biodigester processes manure from about 4,700 dairy cows. It is a 1.3-Megawatt waste-to-energy project.
Bull Creek Wind Farm is located on 60,000 acres of rangeland near Gail, Texas, which is approximately 50 miles south of Lubbock. It consists of 180 Mitsubishi MWT-62/1.0 turbines each rated at 1-MW.
Designed, Engineered, and constructed by Radiance Solar, the Camilla Solar Plant is South Georgia's first utility-scale solar installation. With over 68,500 Trina solar modules, the system has the capacity to produce 26.5 MWh of electricity annually.
Located on private land used for wheat and barley farming and cattle grazing near Condon, this 49.8-Megawatt project is comprised of 83 Mitsubishi 600-kilowatt turbines and can generate enough electricity to power about 10,513 homes.
Roger Mills, Oklahoma
The Elk City Wind Farm I is a 98.9-Megawatt (MW) wind generation plant with forty three 2.3-MW Siemens turbines. Located in Roger Mills, Oklahoma, Elk City Wind I began commercial operation in 2010 and is capable of generating enough electricity to power more than 25,000 homes.
The Flat Ridge 2 wind farm is located in a wind-rich region near Wichita, Kansas. The 470-Megawatt (MW) project is currently the largest single-phase wind farm in the state of Kansas. Spread across 66,000 acres, Flat Ridge 2 utilizes 294 wind turbines to generate enough electricity to power 140,000 homes.
Located near Hagerman, Idaho, Fossil Gulch Wind Park is the first utility scale wind power facility in Idaho. The wind farm consists of seven GE 1.5-Megawatt (MW) SLE turbines and has a wind capacity of 10.5-MW.
Klickitat County, Washington
Located in Klickitat, WA, Juniper Canyon Wind Farm was commissioned in March 2011 and consists of 63 Mitsubishi turbines with a nameplate capacity of 151.2-Megawatts.
Kittitas Valley Wind Farm is located along the Anderson Mountain range on 6,000 acres north of Ellensburg, Washington. The wind farm has an installed capacity of 100.8-Megawatt (MW)—enough to power approximately 28,000 homes each year—and features forty-eight 2.1-MW turbines.
Sherman County, Oregon
Located on privately owned farmland near Wasco and built in four phase, this 399-Megawatt project is home to dry-land wheat farming and testing of new wind turbine technology. The project generates enough electricity to power approximately 115,000 homes.
Leaning Juniper 1, a 100.5-Megawatt (MW) project near Arlington, Oregon, began operations in September 2006. This project has sixty-seven 1.5-MW turbines.
Lime Wind Farm is a family owned, 3-Megawatt community wind project located in the eastern Oregon town of Huntington, just southeast of La Grande on the Snake River. With Hells Canyon and the Idaho border to the east, Lime Wind Farm is one of the first locally-owned megawatt wind farms in Oregon.
Marengo, a 140.4-Megawatt (MW) project near Dayton, Washington, began operations in August 2007. This project has seventy-eight 1.8-MW turbines. Marengo II, a 70.2-MW project adjacent to Marengo I near Dayton Washington, began operations in June 2008. This project has thirty-nine 1.8-MW turbines.
The Meadow Creek Wind Project is a 120-Megawatt (MW) wind project in Bonneville County, Idaho, six miles southwest of Ririe, Idaho. The project achieved commercial operations in December 2012 and utilizes fifty-seven Suzlon 2.1-MW S97 wind turbines.
Located on a dry-land wheat farm owned by two families near Kennewick, this 95.9-MW, 75-acre project was built in three phases and is now comprised of sixty-three turbines (forty-nine 1.3-MW and 14 2.3-MW).
Whitman County, Washington
As the largest renewable energy facility in Whitman County, the 105-Megawatt (MW) Palouse Wind project features fifty-eight state-of-the-art Vestas V100 1.8-MW turbines installed between the town of Oakesdale and State Route 195 on the hills surrounding Naff Ridge.
Kenedy County, Texas
The Peñascal Wind Power Project, located in Kenedy County, Texas, is the first wind farm constructed along the Texas coast. The 84 turbines at this wind power project generate 202 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy and contribute jobs and tax revenue to the local community. Typically, a 202 MW wind project can generate power for more than 70,000 homes, according to the American Wind Energy Association’s calculation.
Walla Walla, Washington
Located on privately owned, active farmland on the border between Oregon and Washington, this 300-Megawatt project was the largest wind farm in the world when it was built in 2001. It is comprised of 454 Vestas 600-kilowatt turbines and generates enough clean energy to power approximately 70,000 homes.
The White Bluffs Solar Station is located 10 miles north of Richland, Wash., where the sun shines about 300 days a year. The project uses 242 multi-crystalline silicon photovoltaic panels to convert sunlight into 38.7 kilowatts of direct current electricity.
White Creek Wind Project is the largest public power-initiated wind project in the United States. It is located in the Columbia River Gorge on 9,500 acres of ranchland, 21 miles east of Goldendale, Washington. Total installed capacity is 204.7-Megawatts (MW). With a one-third capacity factor, the projected annual output is 68 average MW. The project will power an estimated 38,000 homes or about 427 homes per turbine.
Near Idaho Falls, Idaho
Wolverine Creek is a 64.5-Megawatt (MW) wind farm near Idaho Falls, in operation since 2005. Under a 20-year power purchase agreement, PacifiCorp is purchasing 100 percent of the facility’s output. This project has forty-three 1.5-MW turbines.