Cimarron Bend Wind Project lies south of Minneola, Kansas in Clark County. The project area is a vast, open, and elevated tabletop feature. Land utilization is mostly row crops.
Cimarron Bend Wind Project has two points of interconnection. It will connect to the recently approved “V-Plan” high voltage transmission system in southwest Kansas and/or the Judson Large-Liberal 115 kV transmission line just northwest of the site.
To be determined.
Landowners and Acreage Involved:
Cimarron Bend Wind Project has over 100 landowner partners representing a total project area of over 60,000 acres.
The power produced from Cimarron Bend Wind Project will be sold to Kansas utility companies and other utility companies located within the Southwest Power Pool regional transmission area.
The developer of Cimarron Bend Wind Project is TradeWind Energy, LLC (“TradeWind”), which is headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas. The senior managers of TradeWind have over 100 years of combined experience in the independent power development business including acquisitions and project development across the United States, Europe, Canada, and the Caribbean, as well as significant regulated utility experience.
Key Project Attributes:
- When completed, the project will produce enough power for approximately 60,000 Kansas homes.
- The project has received tremendous local and state support.
- The project will only take a minimal amount of acreage (1% to 2%) out of service, including land for roads, turbine foundations, and maintenance buildings.
- The project will have little or no impact on fire, water, or wastewater infrastructure.
- The project will utilize local labor and materials for its construction and operations and will generate significant economic benefits to the local community.
- The project, when completed, will offset approximately 1,800,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year, 6,000 tons of NOx per year, and 8,400 tons of SO2 per year.