in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

Tempe, Ariz.-based utility Salt River Project (SRP) has agreed to purchase the entire output from Portland, Ore.-based Iberdrola Renewables' Dry Lake Wind Project.

The Dry Lake Wind Project will be located approximately 18 miles northwest of Snowflake, Ariz., on a combination of private, state and Bureau of Land Management public lands.

"The Dry Lake Wind Project represents a significant financial investment in Arizona and Navajo County," says Gov. Janet Napolitano, D-Ariz. "It will help increase our renewable energy supplies without using water or adding carbon to the atmosphere."

Dry Lake's Phase I will include approximately 30 wind turbines and is expected to generate up to 63 MW of electricity, depending on final turbine selection. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2009.

SOURCE: Iberdrola Renewables

IowaDeptEconDevel_id1863

Helukabel_id1908
Latest Top Stories

Bird Groups Target LEEDCo's Icebreaker Offshore Wind Pilot

Two bird conservation groups that helped halt a wind project earlier this year argue that Lake Erie Energy Development Corp.'s (LEEDCo) 18 MW offshore demo poses a major risk to regional wildlife.


Report Disputes U.S. Agency's Renewable Energy Projections

A new analysis from the Sun Day Campaign says renewables are slated to provide 16% of U.S. generating capacity by 2018 - over 20 years earlier than forecast by the Energy Information Administration.


Kansas Renewables Mandate Survives Yet Another Attack, But Is It Too Early To Celebrate?

Over the past three years, some legislators have tried to either weaken or repeal the state's renewable portfolio standard, which requires Kansas utilities to reach 20% renewables by 2020.


AWEA Highlights U.S. Wind Success Stories Of 2013

Despite a 92% drop in new capacity last year, the sector still has myriad reasons to celebrate, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association.


Feds List New Bird Species As Threatened - Should Wind Developers Be Worried?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is designating the lesser prairie-chicken as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. An expert explains how this might affect the wind industry.

WomenofWind_id
UEA_id1896
Acciona_id1907
JLG_id1900
bonfiglioli_id1913
AWEA_id1886