Bliss Wind Farm

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Bliss Wind Farm
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Bliss wind farm at sunset
Bliss Wind Farm is located in New York
Bliss Wind Farm
Location of Bliss Wind Farm
Official name Noble Bliss Windpark[1]
Country USA
Location Wyoming County, New York
Coordinates 42°33′N 78°15′W / 42.550°N 78.250°W / 42.550; -78.250Coordinates: 42°33′N 78°15′W / 42.550°N 78.250°W / 42.550; -78.250
Status Operational
Construction began 2007 (2007)
Commission date May 18, 2008 (2008-05-18)
Construction cost $200 Million
Owner(s) Noble Environmental Power
Wind farm
Type Onshore
Site usage Farm land
Power generation
Units operational 67
Make and model GE Wind Energy
Nameplate capacity 100.5
Website
www.noblepower.com/our-windparks/bliss/index.html

The Bliss Wind Farm is a 100.5 megawatt wind energy project built by Noble Environmental Power, that opened May 18, 2008.[2] The $210-million project is in Eagle, New York in Wyoming County, and consists of 67 General Electric 1.5 megawatt turbines.

Project history[edit]

June 2007 - New York State Energy Research and Development Authority awards contract to provide renewable energy[3]

June 2007 - Construction begins

June 2007 - Financing of project secured[4]

May 2008 - Operational

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Noble Environmental Power, Leading Wind Energy Developer :: Our Projects :: Bliss, NY". Noble Environmental Power. Retrieved March 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ Owens, Howard (May 19, 2008). "Bliss residents find few reasons to complain about wind farm". Batavian, The (NY). Retrieved February 24, 2012. [dead link]
  3. ^ "New York Regulators Award 21 Contracts to Renewable Energy Generators". US Department of Energy. 
  4. ^ "GE Unit Invests in N.Y. Noble Wind Parks". Reuters. June 26, 2007. Retrieved February 10, 2012.