PROJECT BENEFITS

 

PROJECT BENEFITS

 
 
 

ABOUT THE DEVELOPER

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPATIBILITY

WIND ENERGY Q&A

 

"This partnership shows more than ever that a quality relationship, coupled with a great product and hard work remains a

winning formula in America. For the people of Osage County, it means jobs, economic investment, and the knowledge that their

community is helping America become more energy independent”.  

Ciaran O’Brien, Wind Capital Group CEO

 

OSAGE COUNTY WIND PROJECT PROFILE

Wind Capital Group is developing the 150 megawatt (MW) Osage County Wind project in Osage County, Oklahoma. Osage County Wind

will create jobs in rural Oklahoma, contribute to regional economic development and provide a new source of revenue to area farms and

ranches while reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil and fossil fuels.


Project Facts

• 150 megawatt wind energy project in Osage County on properties west of Pawhuska

• $300 million investment in rural Oklahoma

• Approximately 100 acres of land utilized by the project footprint

• 94 American-made General Electric (GE) 1.6 Megawatt XLE wind turbines

• Commercial operation projected to begin in June 2012


Project Benefits

• $30 million in total property taxes to Osage County over 30 years

• $1.5 million of local economic business activity during construction

• 250 on-site construction jobs and 12-15 permanent operations and maintenance jobs

• Significant revenue support to Shidler School District

• Long-term lease payments to local landowners

• Minimum impact on existing land uses and wildlife and a complement to mineral rights