Where is the project?
The Mustang Run Wind Project is located approximately 13 miles west of Pawhuska, Oklahoma. The project sits entirely within Osage County.
What transmission line does the project connect with ?
The project will interconnect with the Public Service of Oklahoma (AEP) 138kv. The transmission line is near Shidler, OK.
What is the size of the project?
Landowners and Acreage Involved:
Mustang Run Wind Project encompasses approximately 9,500 acres.
Who is buying the power?
The power to be produced by the Mustang Run Wind Project is contracted by Grand River Dam Authority.
Who developed the project?
The developer of the Mustang Run Wind Project is Tradewind Energy, Inc.
Key Project Attributes:
- Once operational, the 136 MW Mustang Run Wind Project is expected to produce enough power for approximately 41,000 Oklahoma homes.
- The project will only take a small amount of acreage (1% to 2% or about 190 acres) out of service, including land for roads, turbine foundations, and maintenance buildings.
- The project is one of the most energetic wind development sites in northeast Oklahoma.
- Once fully developed, the project will pay over $1 million a year in total annual landowner payments.
- The project will utilize significant local labor and materials for its construction and operations and will generate significant economic benefits to the local community.
- 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.
- The project will offset approximately 450,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year, 1,500 tons of NOx per year, and 2,100 tons of SO2 per year.
- Once operational, the project will offset approximately 400,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year, 1,400 tons of NOx per year, and 1,900 tons of SO2 per year.