Smoky Hills - Phase I


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?

Interconnecting to the Midwest Energy 230 kV transmission line in Ellsworth, County.


What is the size of the project?

100.8 MW


What turbines are being used?

Vestas V80-1.8 MW


How many turbines are being used?



Landowners and Acreage Involved

The project area encompasses approximately 12,000 acres and involves around 30 landowners.


When did the project begin operating?

February 2008


Who purchased the power?

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation, Midwest Energy, Inc., and the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Public Utilities.


Who developed the project?

Smoky Hills Wind Farm, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tradewind Energy, Inc.


Who owns the project?

Enel Green Power North America, Inc.


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