Energy Type: Wind
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.