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Pleasant Valley Wind Project

Project Docket

Docket No IP6828/WS-09-1197
Project Name Pleasant Valley Wind Project
Applicant Pleasant Valley Wind, LLC; Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc.
Description Proposed 301 MW Large Wind Energy Conversion System in Dodge and Mower Counties
Location Dodge County, Mower County
Contact Larry Hartman
  • 2010-01-19: Application accepted
  • 2010-04-23: Draft permit issued
  • 2010-06-11: Environmental document available
  • 2010-07-01: Public meeting
  • 2010-10-27: Permit issued
  • 2013-02-20: Permit Amended
  • 2014-02-10: Permit Amended
  • 2015-10-30: Project built
  • Upcoming: Docket closed
eDockets 09-1197

Project Summary

Pleasant Valley Wind, LLC has proposed to construct and operate a 301 megawatt (MW) Large Wind Energy Conversion System (LWECS) in southern Dodge and northern Mower counties in southeastern Minnesota. The project will consist of either 200 1.5 MW turbines, 188 1.5 MW turbines with Wind BOOST, or 130 2.3 MW turbines on 80 meter towers.

The proposed project is a large energy facility and requires a site permit and a Certificate of Need (CN) from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Pleasant Valley Wind, LLC applied to the Commission for these approvals. The site permit and CN were issued to Pleasant Valley Wind, LLC on October 27, 2010.  Please see the file register below for relevant documents in the site permit process. 

The complete record for the site permit and the CN can be found on eDockets at:  For the site permit record, search on the year 09 and the number 1197.  For the CN record, search on the year 09 and the number 937.


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