127 MW of Wind Power Commissioned in Wyoming

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) announced the commissioning of two wind projects in Wyoming: High Plains and McFadden Ridge I. The projects, located in Albany and Carbon Counties, will provide a total of 127.5 megawatts (MW) of wind power capacity to PacifiCorp.

RES America Construction Inc. served as the balance-of-plant construction contractor. PacifiCorp is the developer, owner and operator of the projects. The High Plains Wind Project consists of sixty-six 1.5-MW turbines. The McFadden Ridge I Wind Project consists of ninteen 1.5-MW turbines.

“RES Americas is proud to contribute to the sustainable energy and economic future of Wyoming,” said Andrew Fowler, vice president of construction for RES Americas. “Wind and other renewable energy sources are vital components to a secure energy future, which also provide economic benefits to communities through property taxes, jobs, and other local revenues.”

Construction on the projects, which were developed by Rocky Mountain Power, a division of PacifiCorp, began in April of this year.

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