Utah's Largest Wind Farm Completed - 203 MW Milford Wind Corridor to Supply 45,000 Homes' Power
Good to see some bigger wind power projects being completed... First Wind has announced that the first 203 MW phase of the Milford Wind Corridor in Utah has been completed. Located on land in Millard and Beaver County, the 97 wind turbine project will supply enough power for 45,000 homes:
All of the power produced by the project is being purchased by the Southern California Public Power Authority under a 20-year power purchase agreement. SCPPA made the agreement on behalf of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and the cities of Burbank and Pasadena.
At the ribbon cutting ceremony, Utah Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell touted the project:
This project has generated nearly $86 million in direct and indirect spending in Utah and will continue to benefit the region. This development primes Utah's economic engine, while also protecting the environment. We're pleased this project is online and look forward to the next phases of the project getting underway.
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