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Top of the World Windpower Project highlights

Top of the World Windpower

  • Located in Converse County, Wyoming
  • Generates 200 megawatts of electricity, enough to power approximately 60,000 homes
  • Began commercial operation in October 2010
  • Supplies electricity to PacifiCorp under the terms of a 20-year agreement
  • Consists of 110 wind turbines—44 Siemens turbines and 66 General Electric turbines—on 17,000 acres of land
  • Photographs available on Flickr
  • Presidential honor: President Barack Obama inspected one of the Top of the World's turbine blades during his visit to the Siemens manufacturing facility in Fort Madison, Iowa, in April 2010.