Fenton Wind Farm

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The Fenton Wind Farm is a 205.5 megawatt1 wind energy project built by enXco, that became operational in the second half of 2007. The $385-million project is in Chandler, Minnesota on a site that encompasses Murray and Nobles counties and consists of 137 GE 1.5 MW wind turbines.2

Power generated by the Fenton Wind Energy project will be sold to Northern States Power, a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy.2

The land was and is subject to archeological surveys as it is situated in culturally sensitive area previously inhabited by the Dakota.1

Project history

Fenton wind farm at sunrise

Apr 2006 - Permit issued3

Jan 2007 - Financing of project secured4

Sep 2007 - Construction begins

Oct 2007 - Scheduled completion

See also


  1. ^ a b Fenton Wind Farm Westwood
  2. ^ a b enXco Closes Financing on Minnesota 205 MW Wind Farm
  3. ^ "Project Docket". Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. 
  4. ^ "Financing Raised for Fenton Wind Farm in MN". Associated Construction Publications. 

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