Twin Falls, Idaho
PROJECT DEVELOPER: Exergy Development Group
PROJECT OWNER: Idaho Wind Partners
ONLINE DATE: January 2011
CAPACITY: 13.5-Megawatts (MW)
PROJECT TYPE: Wind Energy
Completed in 2010, the Oregon Trail Wind Park, in Twin Falls County, Idaho, features nine wind turbines reaching a total capacity of 13.5-MW. The Oregon Trail Wind Park is part of the Idaho Wind Partners project, a 183-MW series of eleven wind parks near Twin Falls, Idaho, which constitutes Idaho’s largest wind energy development to date. Developed by Exergy Development Group, the Idaho Wind Partners project spans 10,000 acres and consists of one hundred twenty-two 1.5-MW turbines. An estimated 175 jobs were created during the construction of this project.