Where is the project?
The Red Dirt Wind Project is located near Hennessey, Oklahoma. The project is in Kingfisher and Logan Counties.
What transmission line does the project connect with ?
The project will interconnect with the OG&E Mathewson to Woodring 345kV transmission line.
What is the size of the project?
Landowners and Acreage Involved:
Red Dirt encompasses approximately 60,000 acres.
Who is buying the power?
The power to be produced by the Red Dirt Wind Project is contracted by Grand River Dam Authority and T-Mobile.
Who developed the project?
The developer of the Red Dirt Wind Project is Tradewind Energy, Inc.
Key Project Attributes:
o Once operational, the 300 MW Red Dirt Wind Project is expected to produce enough power for approximately 90,000 Oklahoma homes.
o The project will only take a small amount of acreage (1% to 2%) out of production, including land for roads, turbine foundations, and maintenance buildings.
o The project will utilize significant local labor and materials for its construction and operations and will generate significant economic benefits to the local school district and community.
o 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.