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Project Profile: Wind Power – Oak Glen Wind Farm

Oak Glen Wind Farm (OGWF) is another example of Avant’s proficiency in developing and managing renewable generation assets. OGWF is a 24 turbine, 44 MW project that produces 150,000 MWh of renewable energy each year. OGWF has been a very reliable facility, maintaining greater than 99% availability year over year.

Some project highlights include:

  • Completed ahead of schedule and under budget – OGWF was completed months ahead of schedule and 10% under budget
  • Employed innovative financing – OGWF used an innovative financing structure to qualify for a $25.4 million grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
  • Received widespread community support – OGWF received widespread community support for the project, the result of an active community outreach program
  • Received Public Power Wind Award – in 2012 the project was awarded the Public Power Wind Award by the Department of Energy, recognizing project creativity, innovation and benefits

Our in-house team brings significant experience and delivers cost effective wind generation facilities. Our understanding of the energy markets and transmission system ensure our client’s wind farms are strategically placed to create maximum value. Our wind development services include:

  • Wind assessment and site selection
  • Economic modeling
  • Land agreements
  • Environmental review and permitting
  • Transmission interconnection
  • Turbine procurement and purchase agreements
  • Financing
  • Construction contract negotiation and management
  • Operations & maintenance management and dispatch