The cedar point wind facility in lincoln and elbert

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Unformatted text preview: was completed in September 2011. Duke Energy is planning a project in Kit Carson County with a 51-MW capacity. This 34-turbine facility will supply power to Tri-State Generation and Transmission. Platte River Power Authority in Fort Collins purchases electricity generated from wind farms in nearby Wyoming. Renewables Colorado’s abundance of renewable energy resources includes wind, solar, hydroelectric, and biomass resources. These alternative electricity resources accounted for nearly 10% of the net generation in 2010. In terms of overall alternative energy, Colorado ranks 10th nationally. Colorado’s renewable energy standard of 30% potential renewable electricity by 2020 is one of the most aggressive in the nation. Wind Energy As of January 1, 2011, Colorado wind facilities cumulatively installed 1,299 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity. These wind farms produced 3.42 million megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity in 2010, accounting for 6.6% of the total power Solar Energy General Electric recentl...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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