200 MW Kansas wind farm begins operations

Enel Green Power North America Inc has announced that its Caney River wind farm, located in Caney River, Kan., has entered operation.

The new facility, which consists of 111 V-90 1.8 MW wind turbines, has a total installed capacity of around 200 MW and required a total investment of $350 million.

The electricity generated by the Caney River wind project, which was developed by EGP-NA's partner, TradeWind Energy, will be purchased by the Tennessee Valley Authority under the terms of a 20-year contract.

The project provides $8.5 million in funding for the plan to protect the tallgrass prairie in Kansas, according to Enel’s web site.

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