English Farms


Where is the project?

Approximately 60 miles east of Des Moines, IA in the high-yielding corn and soybean farmlands of Poweshiek County, Iowa


What transmission line does the project connect with?

Interconnecting to a 161kV (MIDAM) transmission line located in Poweshiek County


What is the size of the project?

170 MW


What turbines are being used?

GE 2.3-116 and GE 2.5-127


How many turbines are being used?

59 (2.5-127) and 9 (2.3-116)


Landowners and Acreage Involved:

The project area encompasses approximately 15,000 acres and involves around 100 landowners.


When will the project start operating?

English Farms is presently under construction and is planned to be operational by 2019.


Who purchased the power?

Alliant Energy


Who developed the project?

English Farms Wind Project, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tradewind Energy, Inc.


Who owns the project?

Alliant Energy


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