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Arizona Welcomes the Dry Lake Wind Power Project: A Wind Powering America Success Story

A photo of a large wind turbine surrounded by desert landscape. Photo courtesy of Iberdrola Renewables, PIX16705.

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The 63-MW Dry Lake Wind Power Project in Arizona.

Arizona Welcomes the Dry Lake Wind Power Project: A Wind Powering America Success Story

Date: 4/28/2010

Location: Holbrook, AZ

Wind Powering America has been active in Arizona for a number of years. Team members 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. In September 2009, efforts paid off when Arizona's first utility-scale wind project, the 63-MW Dry Lake Wind Power Project near Holbrook, came online. The project contributed approximately $110,000,000 to Arizona's economy and will result in annual tax payments of $440,000.

This information was last updated on April 28, 2010