PROJECT DEVELOPER & OWNER: Last Mile Electric Cooperative
ONLINE DATE: December 2007
CAPACITY: 204.7 Megawatts (MW)
PROJECT TYPE: Wind Energy
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-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.