Howard Wind Project, Steuben County, NY

  • Steuben County, NY
  • 55.35 MW
  • 27 turbines
  • Operational 2011
  • Approximately 75,000 tons of offset CO2 every year
  • 9,100 acres in project area

Located primarily on farmland in Steuben County, NY, development of the Howard Wind Project began in 2004 and the first 25 turbines became commercially operational in late 2011. A two-turbine second phase was added in 2012, bringing the project’s total capacity to 55.35 MWs. The project uses 27 REpower MM92 turbines each with a nameplate rating of 2.05 MW. In total the Howard Wind Project generates enough electricity to power approximately 13,500 homes annually.

Economic Benefits

  • Nearly $10 million in payments distributed among the state, Town of Howard, Steuben County and local schools over the life of the project
  • Approximately 3.5 million in local goods and services for operation and maintenance over the life of the project • 8 full-time operation and maintenance positions
  • 8 full-time operation and maintenance positions

Environmental Benefits

  • EverPower is conducting two years of post-construction avian and bat monitoring in order to evaluate the project’s impact on bird and bat species

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