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Klondike III Wind Project

Facility: Klondike is a wind energy facility consisting of 176 turbines with an overall peak generating capacity of 300 megawatts.

Status (Operating): Operations began on Oct. 16, 2007 for Phase I (123 turbines) and June 21, 2008 for Phase II (53 turbines).

Location: Sherman County, approximately 4 miles east of Wasco and 5 miles south of the Columbia River.

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

Contact Information 

SITE CERTIFICATE HOLDER
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY STAFF
Darren Cavanaugh, Iberdrola Renewables, LLC
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)
PROJECT PHASE DETAILS
DATE
Site certificate amendment #4: Allowed replacing the rotor on the turbine located at MHI-1 with a rotor having a diameter of up to 102 meters.
March 30, 2011
 
 
March 25, 2011
Site certificate amendment #3: Increased the total number of turbines to not more than 208, with an overall peak generating capacity of 375 megawatts. Reconfigured and added new micrositing areas and added a second operations and maintenance building.
Nov. 27, 2007
 

 
 
Nov. 16, 2007
Site certificate amendment #2: Allowed the addition of 18.5 acres for micrositing and the siting of a single turbine in that area.  (described as MHI-1). Made associated changes to the site certificate.
Aug. 1, 2007
 

 
July 27, 2007
Site certificate amendment #1: Authorized the use of larger turbines, resulting in increased peak generating capacity.  Allowed changes to related and supporting facilities, including changes to locations, and slightly increased the site boundary.
Nov. 8, 2006
 
 
 
Nov. 3, 2006
June 30, 2006
July 12, 2006