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Wind generating facilities

Westar has made a deep commitment to harvesting the generous wind in Kansas to produce electricity. In fact, it may surprise you but we helped make Kansas one of the top five states for energy production through wind among all states. In 2017, 32% of Westar's retail electricity will come Wind.

Cedar Bluff Wind Farm

Cedar Bluff wind farm is a 199 megawatt wind farm located in Ness and Trego counties, Kansas.

Cedar Bluff wind farm facts
  • Producing clean energy since 2015.
  • Purchase power agreement for 100% of 198 megawatts.
  • Powered by 111 GE 1.79 MW turbines.
  • Developer: NextEra Energy Resources.
  • Acres: About 18,000.

Central Plains Wind Farm

Central Plains is a 99 megawatt wind farm located in Wichita County, Kansas.

Central Plains wind farm facts
  • Producing clean energy since 2008.
  • Westar owns 100 percent of 99 megawatts.
  • Powered by 33 Vestas V90-3.0 turbines.
  • Developer: RES America Developments Inc.
  • Acres: About 6,000.

Flat Ridge Wind Farm

Flat Ridge is a 100 megawatt wind farm located in Barber county, Kansas.

Flat Ridge wind farm facts
  • Producing clean energy since 2008.
  • Westar owns 50% of 100 megawatts. Purchase power agreement for 50% of 100 megawatts.
  • Powered by 40 Clipper 2.5 MW C-96 turbines.
  • Developer: BP Wind Energy
  • Acres: About 5,000.

Ironwood Wind Farm

Ironwood wind farm is a 168 megawatt wind farm located in Ford county, Kansas.

Ironwood wind farm facts
  • Producing clean energy since 2012.
  • Purchase power agreement for 100% of 168 megawatts.
  • Powered by 73 Siemens SWT-2.3 MW turbines.
  • Developer: Duke Energy Generation Services.
  • Acres: About 7,450.

Kay Wind Farm

Kay wind farm is a 200 megawatt wind farm located in Kay county, Oklahoma.

Kay wind farm facts
  • Producing clean energy since 2015.
  • Purchase power agreement for 100% of 200 megawatts.
  • Powered by 87 Siemens SWT-2.3 MW turbines.
  • Developer: Apex Clean Energy
  • Owner: Southern Power 
  • Acres: About 25,000.

Kingman Wind Farm

Kingman wind farm is a 206 megawatt wind farm located in Kingman county, Kansas.

Kingman wind farm facts
  • Producing clean energy since 2016.
  • Purchase power agreement for 100% of 207 megawatts.
  • Powered by 120 GE 1.7 MW class turbines.
  • Developer: NextEra Energy Resources.
  • Acres: About 32,000.
  • About ½ of the Kingman energy is sold to Westar wholesale partners Midwest Energy and the cities of McPherson, Chanute, Iola, Fredonia and Sabetha.

Meridian Wind Farm

Meridian Way wind farm is a 96 megawatt wind farm located in Cloud county, Kansas.

Meridian Way wind farm facts
  • Producing clean energy since 2008.
  • Purchase power agreement for 100% of 96 megawatts.
  • Powered by 32 Vestas V90-3.0 MW turbines.
  • Developer: EDP Renewables North America, LLC.
  • Acres: About 12,000.

Ninnescah Wind Farm

Ninnescah wind farm is a 218 megawatt wind farm located in Pratt county, Kansas.

Ninnescah wind farm facts
  • Producing clean energy since 2016.
  • Purchase power agreement for 100% of 208 megawatts.
  • Powered by 121 GE 1.7 MW class turbines.
  • Developer: NextEra Energy Resources.
  • Acres: About 20,000.

Post Rock Wind Farm

Post Rock wind farm is a 201 megawatt wind farm located in Ellsworth and Lincoln counties, Kansas.

Post Rock wind farm facts
  • Producing clean energy since 2012.
  • Purchase power agreement for 100% of 201 megawatts.
  • Powered by 134 GE 1.5-82.5 MW turbines.
  • Developer: Wind Capital Group 
  • Acres: About 9,500.

Western Plains Wind Farm

Western Plains wind farm is a 281 megawatt wind farm located in Ford county, Kansas.

Western Plains wind farm facts
  • Producing clean energy since January 2017.
  • 100% ownership of 281 megawatts.
  • Powered by 122 Siemens 2.3-108 2.3 MW turbines.
  • Developer: Infinity Wind Power/Westar Energy 
  • Acres: About 20,000.

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