Where is the project?
West of Salina, Kansas about 20 miles, and just north of Interstate 70 on both sides of Highway 14. The project is located in both Lincoln and Ellsworth Counties.
What transmission line does the project connect with?
Midwest Energy 230 kV transmission line in Ellsworth, County.
What is the size of the project?
100.8 MW (Phase I)
Phase II is an additional 150 MWs
What turbines are being used?
1.8 MW V80 turbines manufactured by Vestas, with an 80-meter hub height and 80-meter blade diameter.
Landowners and Acreage Involved
Over 30 landowners and 12,000 acres are involved in the project.
When did the project start operating?
Who is buying the power?
The power produced by the facility is being sold to Sunflower Electric Power Corporation, Midwest Energy, Inc., and the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Public Utilities.
Who developed the project?
The developer of the Smoky Hill Wind Project Phase I was Tradewind Energy, Inc.
Who owns the project?
The Project is owned by Enel Green Power North America, Inc.
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