High Banks Wind Project area of interest.

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HIGH BANKS WIND PROJECT

600 Megawatts of Clean Energy in Washington and Republic counties, Kansas

 

Since 2001, NextEra Energy Resources' subsidiaries have been helping fuel the state’s economic growth and quality of life and moving our country toward energy independence. To date, we have invested approximately $1.8 billion in Kansas, including eight operational wind energy centers.


The High Banks Wind Project features:

  • Up to 201 GE wind turbines capable of generating approximately 600 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy.
  • Subject to local and state approvals, the project is scheduled to begin operations by the end of 2023.

 

COMMUNITY BENEFITS

Bringing Economic Opportunities

 

Wind farms are compatible with agriculture and are fast becoming an important component of farm viability in Kansas and many areas across the country. They can also generate significant economic benefits for the communities that host them.

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Employment Opportunities

High Banks Wind will create local employment opportunities, including up to 350 construction and 13-15 good-paying, full-time jobs to maintain and operate.

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Landowners Payments

The project provides approximately $115 million* in payments to Washington and Republic County landowners - stable, reliable income families can depend on, regardless of weather.

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County Tax Revenue

The project provides approximately $100 million* in additional revenue for Washington and Republic Counties, money that can enhance local roads, schools and services.

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Local Spending

Wind farms provide indirect income to local businesses, including hotels, restaurants, caterers and other companies.

*Estimated over first 30 years of the project. All figures are estimated and subject to change.