Red Dirt

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?

300 MW

 

What turbines are being used?

Accionia 125-3.15 MW turbines

 

Landowners and Acreage Involved:

The Red Dirt Wind Project encompasses approximately 60,000 acres.

 

When did the project start operating?

The Project began operating in December 2017.

 

Who is buying the power?

The power to be produced by the Red Dirt Wind Project has been purchased by Grand River Dam Authority and T-Mobile under long-term Power Purchase Agreements.

 

Who developed the project?

The developer of the Red Dirt Wind Project is Tradewind Energy, Inc.

 

Who owns the project?

The Project is owned by Enel Green Power North America, Inc.

 

Key Project Attributes:

  • Once operational, the 300 MW Red Dirt Wind Project is expected to produce enough power for approximately 90,000 Oklahoma homes.
  • 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.
  • 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.