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Stoneray 105 MW Wind Farm


Project Docket

Docket No IP-6646/WS-13-216
Project Name Stoneray 105 MW Wind Farm
Applicant Stoneray Power Partners, LLC
Description EDF Renewable Energy is applying for an LWECS permit in Pipestone and Murray counties through its Stoneray Power Partners, LLC subsidiary
Location Murray County, Pipestone County
Contact David Birkholz
david.birkholz@state.mn.us
Status
  • 2013-07-24: Application accepted
  • 2013-08-14: Public meeting
  • 2013-09-06: Scoping decision
  • 2013-12-30: Environmental document available
  • 2014-01-09: Draft permit issued
  • 2014-01-14: Public hearing
  • 2014-05-19: Certificate of Need issued
  • 2014-05-19: Permit issued
  • 2016-07-21: Permit Amended
  • 2018-01-26: Permit Amended
  • Upcoming: Project built
  • Upcoming: Project closed
eDockets 13-216

Project Summary

This large wind energy conversion system (LWECS) Project is in southwest Minnesota near the community of Woodstock, with the majority of the Project in Rock and Burke Townships in Pipestone County. Portions of the Project are planned in Chanarambie and Cameron Townships in Murray County.

Stoneray Wind Farm will comprise up to 62 turbines, with current consideration favoring the Vestas V100 2.0 MW system.

Stoneray is concurrently applying for a Certificate of Need (CN) for the LWECS. Information and documents for the CN process can be found on eDockets; enter year "13" and number "193" at https://www.edockets.state.mn.us/EFiling/search.jsp.

Key Project Documents

Date Title Description
01/26/2018 Order Amending the LWECS Site Permit for the Stoneray 105 MW Wind Project in Murray and Pipestone Counties The Public Utilities Commission has issued a second amended Site Permit to Stoneray Power Partners, LLC, setting the turbine type and finalizing the Project Boundary.
05/20/2014 Site Permit (5.68 M) The Commission has issued an Order for an LWECS Site Permit to Stoneray Power Partners, LLC for the 105 MW Stoneray Wind Farm in Pipestone and Murray counties
05/19/2014 Order Issuing a Site Permit The Commission has issued an Order for an LWECS Site Permit to Stoneray Power Partners, LLC for the 105 MW Stoneray Wind Farm in Pipestone and Murray counties
05/19/2014 Order Finding Environmental Report Adequate and Granting Certificate of Need The Commission has issued an Order for a Certificate of Need to Stoneray Power Partners, LLC for the 105 MW Stoneray Wind Farm in Pipestone and Murray counties (13-193)
12/30/2013 Environmental Report for the 105 MW Stoneray Wind Farm in Pipestone and Murray Counties (2.2 M) DOC EERA has released the ER for the Certificate of Need for the Stoneray Power Partners, LLC LWECS Application (13-193)
06/11/2013 Site Permit Application for 105 MW Stoneray LWECS in Pipestone and Murray Counties Stoneray Power Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of EDF Renewable Energy, has applied to the Commission for a Site Permit for its planned Stoneray Wind Farm near Woodstock
07/21/2016 Order Modifying Certificate of Need In-Service Date and Amending Site Permit for Stoneray 105 MW LWECS The Commission has extended the in-service date of the Project by two years and made minor amendments to the permit conditions and local notice requirements
04/29/2013 Certificate of Need Application for a 105 MW LWECS in Pipestone and Murray Counties (1.35 M) Stoneray Power Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of EDF Renewable Energy, has applied to the Commission for a Certificate of Need for its planned Stoneray Wind Farm near Woodstock (13-193)

Project Documents