The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has announced the addition of 535 MW of renewable energy from four wind farms in Kansas, Illinois and Iowa.
New wind power sources that have begun delivering power to the TVA grid include the following:
- ENEL Green Power's 201 MW Caney River wind farm in Elk County, Kan.;
- NextEra Energy Resources' 150 MW White Oak Energy Center in McLean County, Ill.;
- EDP Renewables North America's 101 MW Lost Lakes wind farm in Dickinson County, Iowa; and
- An 83 MW addition to EDP Renewables' Pioneer Prairie site in Howard and Mitchell counties, Iowa.
With these newly added wind power sources, TVA now has contracts with five operating wind farms in the Midwest, with a combined 542 wind turbines. TVA now has a total of 950 MW in activated wind energy projects.