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Arizona Dry Lake Wind Power Project

Arizona Dry Lake Wind Power Project

Date: 10/12/2009

Location: Holbrook, AZ

Wind Powering America presented the Carpe Ventem (Seize the Wind) award to development partners of the Dry Lake Wind Power Project, Arizona's First Utility-Scale Wind Plant.

Marguerite Kelly of DOE's Wind Powering America project presented the award to the key development partners of the Dry Lake Wind Power Project at the project's dedication ceremony near Holbrook, Arizona. Iberdrola Renewables, Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Land Department, Rocking Chair Ranch, Navajo County, and Suzlon Wind Energy Corporation will receive awards.

Wind Powering America presents Carpe Ventem Awards to the first commercial-scale wind project in a state. See Wind Powering America awards for a list of past awardees.

Wind Powering America has been active in Arizona for a number of years. The team developed the Arizona wind resource map, funded the Arizona Wind Working Group, funded outreach activities through Northern Arizona University, and participated in the annual Southwest Renewable Energy Conference in Flagstaff.

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and the Director of the Bureau of Land Management attended the event.

More Information

The White Mountain Independent's Online Edition. (October 13, 2009). "U.S. Interior Secretary Salazar, energy leaders and county families dedicate Dry Lake Wind."

This information was last updated on December 02, 2013