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Clean energy produced by wind

Exelon Wind, a division of Exelon Power, is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa.  Exelon Wind's employees manage the company's portfolio of clean energy wind projects. 

Economic Development

Exelon Wind's fleet is currently comprised of 44 wind projects, which are capable of generating a total of nearly 1,300 megawatts (MW) of clean electricity.  The wind projects are located in 10 states: Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, MissouriNew Mexico, Oregon and Texas

  • Approximately 75% of the Exelon Wind operating portfolio is already sold under long-term power purchase arrangements.
  • Exelon Wind has developed seven wind projects in five states:
    • In Michigan, Exelon Wind has developed three wind projects.  The first, Michigan Wind 2 Project went into full commercial operation in January 2012.  It was the first commercial wind project constructed by Exelon.  In November 2012, Harvest II Wind Project went into commercial operation followed in December 2012 by Beebe Renewable Energy Wind Project. 
    • Wildcat Wind Project went into commercial operation in July 2012.  Wildcat, a 27 MW project, is Exelon Wind's first wind project in New Mexico.
    • Shooting Star Wind Project, a 104 MW wind project in Kiowa County, Kan., went into full commercial operation in September 2012.
    • Whitetail Wind Project, a 92 MW wind project in Laredo, Texas, went into commercial operation in December 2012. 
    • High Mesa Wind Project, a 40 MW wind project in Twin Falls, Idaho, went into commercial operation in December 2012.
  • In 2012, through the Exelon's merger with Constellation, the company added Criterion Wind Project, a 70 MW wind farm located in Maryland.

Environmental Commitment

Wind and other clean energy sources are important elements of Exelon’s strategy to offer more low-carbon electricity in the marketplace as part of Exelon 2020: A Low-Carbon Roadmap. The goal of Exelon 2020 is to eliminate the equivalent of the company’s 2001 carbon footprint, or 15 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, by 2020.

Landowners

Exelon Wind partners with local landowners who host our wind turbines.  If you are a current landowner with questions for Exelon Wind, please contact us.

  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST
  • Call: 515-221-5700 

Community Involvement

Exelon aims to be a good neighbor within our local communities with active involvement through sponsorships, charitable giving and volunteering focusing on the environment, education, the arts and diversity. We encourage our employees to give back to their communities and we recognize their efforts through various programs.

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