Roundhouse Wind Project area of interest.

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ROUNDHOUSE WIND PROJECT

325 Megawatts of Wind Energy in Laramie County, Wyoming

 

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 more than $1 billion in Wyoming, including three operational wind energy centers.

The Roundhouse Wind I :

  • 82 GE wind turbines capable of generating up to 225 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy.
  • The project began commercial operations in 2020.

The Roundhouse Wind II :

  • Up to 24 GE wind turbines capable of generating up to 100 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy.
  • The project is permitted and currently under construction scheduled to begin operations by the end of 2022.

 

 

COMMUNITY BENEFITS

Bringing Economic Opportunities

 

Wind farms are compatible with agriculture and are fast becoming an important component of farm viability in Wyoming 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

The Roundhouse Wind Energy Center creates local employment opportunities, including hundreds of construction jobs for the combined construction phases of the project, and good-paying, full-time jobs to maintain and operate.

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Landowners Payments

Together, the two phases of Roundhouse Wind provide approximately $72 million* in payments to Laramie County landowners - stable, reliable income families can depend on, regardless of weather.

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County Tax Revenue

Together, the two phases of Roundhouse Wind will provide approximately $97 million* in additional revenue for Laramie County, 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.