Rail Splitter Wind Farm

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Eastern portion of the farm

The Rail Splitter Wind Farm is a 67-turbine wind farm in northern Logan County and southern Tazewell County in the U.S. state of Illinois. The turbines are expected to generate a maximum of 100.5 megawatts of electricity. The wind farm is owned and operated by Horizon Wind Energy. The wind turbines that constitute the farm are centered around the town of Emden on both sides of Interstate 155. The wind farm, constructed in 2008-2009 at a cost of $200.0 million, was dedicated on July 21, 2009.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rail Splitter Wind Farm by the numbers". (Springfield, IL) State Journal-Register. 2009-01-30. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 
  2. ^ ""Lincoln's 1858 speech cited at ribbon-cutting of newest wind farm"". (Bloomington, IL) Pantagraph. 2009-07-22. Retrieved 2009-08-03. 

Coordinates: 40°18′N 89°24′W / 40.300°N 89.400°W / 40.300; -89.400