RailSplitter Wind Farm provided the April 2017 Buyer's Share amounts by hour, see attached file.
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Wind Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) (Completed)
The Wind PPA vendor has provided the March 2017 Buyer's Share report to Prairieland Energy Inc. (PEI). This represents the actual wind power purchased, received, and used on the Urbana campus through the agreement with EDP Renewables (EDPR).
From November 2016 through October 2026, the Urbana campus will receive a percentage-based portion of the wind-generated electricity and associated environmental attributes from the Rail Splitter Wind Farm located north of Lincoln, Illinois. The power purchase agreement (PPA) specifies that 8.6% of the total wind generation from the farm will be sold to the university, which is expected to be an annual amount of more than 25,000 megawatt-hours (MWh).
The 10-year PPA between Prairieland Energy, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Illinois, and Rail Splitter Wind Farm LLC, a subsidiary of EDP Renewables (EDPR) North America LLC, will significantly increase the amount of renewable energy used by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Actual purchased wind power is shared monthly in project updates.
Primary Contact:Morgan Johnston
Project Leader:Kent Reifsteck
- Mike Marquissee
- Mark Krueger
- Dan Mortland
- Tony Spurlock
- Jason Sweet
- Ben McCall
Proposed April 20, 2014Proposed by Kent ReifsteckInvestigated July 1, 2014Investigated by Dan Mortland (PEI)Started March 9, 2015Started by Mark Krueger (PEI)Completed November 1, 2016Completed by Praireland Energy, Inc.