Peetz Table Wind Energy Center
|Peetz Table Wind Energy Center|
Location of Peetz Table Wind Energy Center in Colorado
|Location||Peetz, Colorado, Colorado|
|Commission date||2001, 2007|
|Owner(s)||NextEra Energy Resources|
|Units operational||33 NEG Micon turbines (phase 1)
267 General Electric turbines (phase 2)
|Make and model||GE XSLE 1.5MW|
|Nameplate capacity||430 MW|
The Peetz Table Wind Energy Center was constructed in two phases. The first phase of the north-eastern Colorado wind project was completed in 2001 and brought 29.7 megawatts onto the grid. Project owner NextEra Energy Resources then added 400 MW's in 2007, bringing the total capacity to nearly 430 MW. Utilizing 33 NEG Micon turbines for phase 1 and 267 General Electric turbines for phase 2, the Peetz Table Wind Energy Center is one of the United States' largest wind projects.
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