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Idaho Wind

Exelon Generation has four wind projects in Idaho.  The four wind projects are capable of producing a total of 128.2 megawatts (MW) of clean electricity.

Idaho Wind Projects
Cassia Wind Project

Cassia Wind Project

Cassia Wind Project is located in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Cassia went into commercial operation in March 2009 and its 14 turbines can produce 29.4 MW, enough clean electricity to power more than 9,000 homes. Idaho Power purchases energy from the project under a long-term power purchase agreement.


Twin Falls County, Idaho 
High Mesa Wind Project

High Mesa Wind Project

High Mesa Wind Project is a 19 turbine, 40 MW wind project located in Twin Falls, Idaho. High Mesa went into commercial operation in December 2012.


Twin Falls, Idaho 
Mountain Home Wind Project

Mountain Home Wind Project

Mountain Home Wind Project is located in Glenns Ferry, Idaho. Mountain Home went into commercial operation in January 2009 and its 20 turbines can produce 42 MW, enough clean electricity to power more than 12,000 homes. Idaho Power purchases energy from the project under a long-term power purchase agreement.


Glenns Ferry, Idaho 75211
Tuana Springs Wind Project

Tuana Springs Wind Project

Tuana Springs Wind Project is located in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Tuana Springs went into commercial operation in 2010 and its eight turbines can produce 16.8 MW, enough clean electricity to power more than 5,000 homes. Idaho Power purchases energy from the project under a long-term power purchase agreement.


Twin Falls County, Idaho 
 

Generating More Low-Carbon Electricity

Exelon Wind was developed as part of our efforts to provide more low-carbon electricity in the marketplace through our environmental and business strategy: Exelon 2020.  A division of Exelon Power, Exelon Wind has wind projects in 10 states.

Emergency Planning

All Exelon facilities employ sophisticated emergency response plans to protect public health and safety.  These plans are reviewed and approved by state governments and regulatory agencies.  The emergency planning includes coordination with local counties, municipalities and school districts.

Supporting the Local Economy

Exelon Wind pays local real estate taxes totaling about $6.2 million every year to support county and township government, area schools, libraries, park districts and other taxing bodies where our plants are located.

Vice President, Wind and Solar, Exelon Power: David A. Drescher

Exelon Wind
Three Fountains Office Park 4601 Westown Parkway, Suite 300
West Des Moines, Iowa
50266

Snapshot
  • Number of wind projects in state: 4
  • Total number of wind turbines in state: 61
  • Total wind generation capacity in state: 128.2 MW
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