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Fenton Wind Farm

The Fenton Wind Farm is a 205.5 megawatt[1] wind energy project built by enXco, that became operational in the second half of 2007. The $385-million project is near Chandler, Minnesota, United States, on a site that encompasses Murray and Nobles counties and consists of 137 GE 1.5 MW wind turbines.[2]

Power generated by the Fenton Wind Energy project will be sold to Northern States Power, a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy.[2]

The land was and is subject to archeological surveys as it is situated in culturally sensitive area previously inhabited by the Dakota.[1]

Project history

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Fenton wind farm at sunrise

Apr 2006 - Permit issued[3]

Jan 2007 - Financing of project secured[4]

Sep 2007 - Construction begins

Oct 2007 - Scheduled completion

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Fenton Wind Farm Westwood
  2. ^ a b enXco Closes Financing on Minnesota 205 MW Wind Farm
  3. ^ "Project Docket". Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. 
  4. ^ "Financing Raised for Fenton Wind Farm in MN". Associated Construction Publications. 

External links

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