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FLAT RIDGE WIND II

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Project Overview

The Flat Ridge II Wind Farm, located near Wichita, Kansas, is a joint venture between AEP Renewables and BP Wind Energy. Completed in late 2012, the 470-megawatt (MW) project is currently the largest wind farm in the state of Kansas. Spread across 66,000 acres, Flat Ridge II utilizes 294 wind turbines to generate enough clean electricity to power about 127,000 Kansas homes. The entire power output from Flat Ridge II has been sold under long-term contracts to Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc., Southwestern Electric Power Company and Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation under 20-25 year contracts.

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Facts At A Glance

Project Type

Wind Turbine

Project Name

Flat Ridge II

Project Location

Kansas

Status

Operating

Commercial Operation

2012

EPC

Blattner Energy

Owner

AEP Renewables, BP Wind Energy

Operator

AE Power Services LLC, a subsidiary of BP Wind Energy

Wind Farm Rating

470 MW

Number of Wind Turbines

294

Turbine Rating

1.6 MW

Rotor Diameter

87m - 100m

Hub Height

80m

Turbine Manufacturer

General Electric