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Helix Wind Power Facility

Facility: The site certificate holder has authority to construct and operate a wind energy facility with up to 134 wind turbines with a combined peak generating capacity of not more than 201 megawatts.

Status (Approved): Construction has not begun. Construction must begin by Aug. 5, 2014 and be completed by Aug. 5, 2017.

Location: Umatilla County, approximately 2 miles northwest of Helix.

Site Certificate Holder: Helix Wind Power Facility, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, LLC, the U.S. division of parent company Iberdrola, S.A.

Contact Information 

Site Certificate Holder
Sara McMahon Parsons, Iberdrola Renewables
Duane Kilsdonk
1125 NW Couch St., Suite 700
395 E. Highland Ave.
Portland, OR 97209
Hermiston, OR 97838
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Project Status (Table details will be updated as project progresses)
Site certificate amendment #2: Extended construction start date to Aug. 5, 2014 and construction completion date to Aug. 5, 2017.
Aug. 31, 2012
Aug. 24, 2012
Site certificate amendment #1: Increased site boundary and related or supporting facilities. Increased total number of turbines to up to 134 with a combined peak generating capacity of 201 megawatts. Transferred the site certificate from Iberdrola Renewables, LLC to Helix Wind Power Facility LLC.
June 28, 2011
June 24, 2011
Aug. 5, 2009
July 31, 2009