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Construction Begins on Nevada's First Wind Farm

Construction Begins on Nevada's First Wind Farm

Date: 9/2/2011

Location: Spring Valley, NV

Source: The Ely Times.

Construction is underway on Nevada's first utility-scale wind energy development. The 150-MW wind farm (66, 2.3-MW turbines) in Spring Valley is expected to produce enough electricity to power approximately 45,000 Nevada homes annually. Wind Powering America has provided support to the Nevada Wind Working Group for many years. To learn more about Nevada's first wind farm visit, the Bureau of Land Management's Spring Valley Wind Web page.

This information was last updated on December 10, 2013