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Ironwood Windpower Project highlights

  • Located in Ford County, Kansas
  • Generates 168 megawatts (MW) of electricity, enough to power about 50,000 homes
  • Jointly owned with Sumitomo Corporation of America
  • Operated and maintained by Duke Energy Renewables
  • Net Duke Energy Renewables capacity: 84 MW
  • Began commercial operation in October 2012
  • Supplies electricity to Westar Energy under the terms of a 20-year agreement
  • Consists of 73 Siemens wind turbines