Energy Type: Wind
Where is the project?
The Chisholm View Wind Project is located approximately 15 miles North and East of Enid, Oklahoma and directly adjacent to Hunter, OK. The project sits within Garfield and Grant Counties.
What transmission line does the project connect with?
The Chisholm View project interconnects with the existing 345kV Oklahoma Gas and Electric Transmission Line which runs North/South directly through the project site.
What is the size of the project?
235 MW (140 Turbines)
What turbines are being used?
GE 1.6 MW
Landowners and Acreage Involved:
Chisholm View encompasses approximately 45,000 acres and involves over 150 landowners.
When did the project start operating?
Who is buying the power?
The power produced by Chisholm View was sold to Alabama Power Company, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company. The Chisholm View Wind Project will deliver clean, low cost electricity to communities in Alabama.
Who developed the project?
The developer of the Chisholm View Wind Project was Tradewind Energy, Inc.
Who owns the project?
The project is owned by Enel Green Power North America, Inc.
Key Project Attributes:
- At 235 MW, Chisholm View Wind Project produces enough power for approximately 70,000 Alabama 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.
- Chisholm View is one of the most energetic wind development sites in North Central Oklahoma.
- The Chisholm View Wind Project contributes up to $5 million per year in total annual landowner payments.
- The Project enjoys broad community support from landowners and local Government Agencies.
- The project is expected to have no material effect on any Threatened and Endangered species of birds or other wildlife based on third party studies commissioned by Tradewind Energy.