Bluegrass Ridge Wind Farm, named for the heritage of the King City area of bluegrass-seed production in northwest Missouri, was the first utility-scale wind energy generation facility in the state....MORE
Wind Capital Group developed the Buffalo Creek Wind Farm site near the city of Hampton in Franklin County, Iowa. In 2007, Wind Capital Group sold the 200-megawatt (MW) construction-ready site....MORE
The Loess Hills Wind Farm was completed in spring 2008, producing enough electricity to make Rock Port, Missouri, the first community in America capable of meeting its entire annual electricity demands from wind power....MORE
The Cow Branch Wind Energy Center is the second utility-scale wind energy generation facility built in Missouri. Wind Capital Group completed construction of the 50 megawatt wind farm in early 2008.
The Conception Wind Farm is located on the windswept ridges surrounding the Conception Abbey in Nodaway County, Missouri.Wind Capital Group moved Missouri into the ranks of leading wind energy production states in the nation with the wind farm’s completion in early 2008...MORE
Wind Capital Group developed the Bent Tree Wind Farm site near the city of Albert Lea in Freeborn County, Minnesota. In early 2009 Wind Capital Group sold the 400MW construction-ready site to Wisconsin Power and Light Co. (WPL), an Alliant Energy Company...MORE
The Lost Creek Wind Project is the first wind project completely owned and operated by Wind Capital Group. Featuring the combined experience of Wind Capital Group and its investors, strong community support, partnerships and the ability to use local resources, the 150 megawatt (MW) wind project was completed in 2010, making it the largest in the state to date...MORE
The Post Rock Wind Project is a 201 megawatt (MW) project located approximately 80 miles outside Wichita, Kansas, in Lincoln and Ellsworth Counties. The project is currently under construction and is expected to achieve commercial operations in the 3rd quarter of 2012. It will utilize 134 General Electric (GE) 1.5 MW...MORE
The Osage County Wind Energy Project is a 150 megawatt (MW) construction-ready project located west of Pawhuska, Oklahoma in Osage County. It will utilize 94 General Electric (GE) 1.6 MW wind turbines and will sell all of its electricity to Missouri-based Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. under a power purchase agreement...MORE
The Lost Creek Wind Project is the first wind project completely owned and operated by Wind Capital Group. Featuring the combined experience of Wind Capital Group and its investors, strong community support, partnerships and the ability to use local resources, the 150 megawatt (MW) wind project was completed in 2010, making it the largest in the state to date. Located in DeKalb County, Missouri, the 100, American-made, 1.5 MW General Electric (GE) wind turbines span more than 23,000 acres just outside of the town of King City. Power from the wind turbines is being purchased by Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AECI), for use by its member cooperative utilities throughout Missouri. The power is delivered through the N.W. Electric Cooperative, Inc’s 161 kV transmission system.
On April 16, 2009, Vice President Joe Biden attended the official announcement of Lost Creek at the ABB manufacturing facility in Jefferson City, Missouri. Joined by Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and representatives of Wind Capital Group, AECI, ABB, GE Energy, United Auto Workers, and RMT, Vice President Biden stressed the importance of the Lost Creek Wind Project and similar projects as it pertains to re-energizing the American economy, creating new jobs across the supply-line and establishing energy independence in the United States.
Location: DeKalb County, Missouri
Capacity: 150 megawatts (MW)
Power Purchaser: Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc
Commissioned: Spring 2010
Turbine Model: GE 1.5 XLE
Turbine Rating: 1.5 megawatts (MW)
Number of Turbines: 100
Number of Homes Powered: Approximately 50,000
CO2 Savings: Approximately 270,000 tons/year
Equivalent Cars off Road: Approximately 33,500 cars/year