Kingman – Western Wind is a 10.5-megawatt wind and solar farm developed by Western Wind Energy. It is the first utility-scale system in Arizona to combine and produce energy from wind and sunshine. The output will be sold to UES through a 20-year purchase power agreement.
The facility has five 2-megawatt Gamesa wind turbines and a 500-kilowatt, polycrystalline silicon PV array. In total, Western Wind provides UES with enough generating capacity to power about 2,200 homes.
|System Type||5 – 2-megawatt Gamesa turbines on 135-meter towers|
|Capacity||10.5 megawatts (including 0.5-megawatt solar)|
|Est. yearly energy output||28,900 MWh|
|Est. yearly emissions saved (CO2)||63,580,000|
|Est. cars off the road for 1 year||6,623|
|Est. gallons of water saved per year||21,675,000|