Energy Type: Wind
Where is the project?
The Breckinridge Wind Project is located in Garfield County, Oklahoma, approximately ten miles northeast of Enid and directly north of the town of Breckinridge. The Project is about seven miles south of Tradewind’s recently completed Chisholm View Wind Project, which commenced operation December 10, 2012.
What transmission line does the project connect with?
An OG&E owned 138 kV line.
What is the size of the project?
Landowners and Acreage Involved:
Breckinridge is comprised of approximately 10,000 acres and involves about seventy-five landowners.
When will the project start operating?
The project began operating in December 2015.
Who is buying the power?
The power produced by the Breckinridge Wind Project has been sold to Grand River Dam Authority, a provider of electric power based in Vinita, Oklahoma.
Who developed the project?
The developer of the Breckinridge Wind Project is Tradewind Energy, Inc.
Who owns the project?
The project has been sold to NextEra Energy Resources.
Key Project Attributes:
- The Breckinridge Wind Project will economically contribute to the local community via property taxes and rent payments to landowners hosting the turbines and associated facilities.
- A 98 MW Breckinridge Project produces enough power for approximately 30,000 Oklahoma homes.
- The project takes only approximately 1-2 percent of land out of service to build, including all land for roads, turbine foundations, and maintenance buildings.
- The project is expected to have no material effect on any Threatened and Endangered species of birds or animals based on third party studies commissioned by Tradewind Energy.