Big Sky - Bureau & Lee Counites, IL
The Big Sky Project is a 240MW wind farm located in Ohio, East Grove and May Townships in Bureau and Lee Counties, IL. Big Sky is composed of 114, 2.1MW turbines spread out over 13,000 acres of elevated farmland and is one of Illinois premier wind resources. In addition to the turbine sites, Midwest Wind Energy developed and permitted an 18 mile 138kV transmission line that links the Big Sky Project to the transmission network. When complete, the Big Sky Project will be one of the largest wind farms in the Midwest.
Nameplate Capacity: 239.4MW
Turbine Model: Suzlon S88, 2.1MW
Number of Turbines: 114
Project Acreage: 13,000
Owner: Edison Mission Energy