Ironwood Windpower Project

The Ironwood Windpower Project is designed to be a 168 MW wind farm in Ford County and Hodgeman County, Kansas. Construction of the wind farm will begin in late 2011. It is expected to begin commercial operations by mid 2012. This project is Duke Energy's first wind farm in Kansas.
Developers: 
Duke Energy, Siemens AG
Investors: 
Duke Energy , Westar Energy Inc.
Financing Mechanisms: 
Environmental Commodities
Purchase Agreements
Environmental Commodities: 
Renewable Energy Credits (RECs)
Commodities Availability: 
Unknown
Project Status: 
Approved
Project Mission: 
GHG Avoidance
Renewable Generation
Project Impact: 
The Ironwood Windpower Project will produce enough electricity to power 50,000 homes.