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The Helix Wind Power Facility was a proposed wind energy facility with up to 134 wind turbines and a combined peak generating capacity of up to 201 megawatts.

Terminated. The original site certificate was executed on Aug. 5, 2009. Two amendments were approved to increase the size of the facility and extend the construction dates. The Site certificate was terminated when construction did not begin by Aug. 5, 2014.

Umatilla County, approximately 2 miles northwest of Helix, Oregon. 
Applicant/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
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Project Timeline

Additional Documents
Site Certificate
Site Certificate on Amendment 1
Site Certificate on Amendment 2
Termination Order


​Contact the Facility Siting Team:

Exhibit Files Reference

  • Exhibit A: Applicant Information 
  • Exhibit B: Project Description
  • Exhibit C: Property Location and Maps
  • Exhibit D: Organizational Information
  • Exhibit E​: Permits Required
  • Exhibit F: Property Ownership 
  • Exhibit G: Materials Analysis
  • Exhibit H: Geology and Soil Stability 
  • Exhibit I: Soils
  • Exhibit J: Wetlands
  • Exhibit K: Land Use
  • Exhibit L: Protected Areas
  • Exhibit M: Financial Analysis
  • Exhibit N​: Non-generating Facility Information
  • Exhibit O: Water Requirements
  • Exhibit P: Fish Wildlife Habitat 
  • Exhibit Q: Threatened and Endangered Plants and Animals
  • Exhibit R: Scenic Aesthetic Values 
  • Exhibit S: Cultural Resources
  • Exhibit T: Recreational Facilities 
  • Exhibit U: Public Services
  • Exhibit V​: Waste Minimization 
  • Exhibit W: Site Restoration
  • Exhibit X: Noise 
  • Exhibit Y: Carbon Dioxide Emissions 
  • Exhibit Z: Cooling Towers  
  • Exhibit AA: EMFs – Electric and Magnetic Fields
  • Exhibit BB: Other Information
  • Exhibit CC: Additional Statutes Rules Ordinances
  • Exhibit DD​: Other Specific Standards