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Getty Wind Project


Project Docket

Docket No IP6866/WS-11-831
Project Name Getty Wind Project
Applicant Getty Wind Company, LLC
Description Getty Wind Company, LLC, proposes to develop a 40 MW wind farm in Getty and Sauk Centre townships in Stearns County.
Location Stearns County, Stearns County -- Getty Township, Stearns County -- Sauk Centre Township
Contact Suzanne Steinhauer
suzanne.steinhauer@state.mn.us
Status
  • 2011-11-14: Application accepted
  • 2012-02-23: Draft permit issued
  • 2012-03-20: Public meeting
  • 2012-06-26: Public hearing
  • 2013-01-28: Permit issued
  • Upcoming: Project built
  • Upcoming: Docket closed
eDockets 11-831

Project Summary

The Getty Wind Project is adjacent to the 42 MW Black Oak Wind Farm being developed by Black Oak Wind, LLC, a subsidiary of Geronimo Wind, LLC (PUC Docket Number IP6853/WS-10-1240).  Black Oak Wind, LLC, and Getty Wind Company, LLC, have jointly applied for a certificate of need (CN) for both the Black Oak and Getty Wind projects (PUC Docket number IP6853 and IP6866/CN-11-471). 

Relevant documents from the siting and CN processes are included in this project docket (see "File Register" below). Complete records associated with the Getty Wind Project site permit application  can be reviewed on eDockets at https://www.edockets.state.mn.us/EFiling/search.jsp  (search year "11" and number "831").

Relevant documents from the siting and CN processes related to the siting and CN processes for the Black Oak Wind Farm can be reviewed at: http://mn.gov/commerce/energyfacilities/Docket.html?Id=30578 . Complete records associated with the Black Oak Wind Farm site permit application  can be reviewed on eDockets at https://www.edockets.state.mn.us/EFiling/search.jsp (search year "10" and number "1240").

Complete records associated with the joint CN for the Black Oak Wind Farm and Getty Wind Project can be reviewed can be reviewed on eDockets at https://www.edockets.state.mn.us/EFiling/search.jsp (search year "11" and number "471").

Key Project Documents

Date Title Description
02/13/2013 Commission Order issuing a Site Permit to Getty Wind Company, LLC for the Getty Wind Project Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law , and Order Issuing a Site Permit to Getty Wind Company LLC for the 40 MW Getty Wind Project in Stearns County

Project Documents