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Red Pine Wind Project


Project Docket

Docket No 16-618
Project Name Red Pine Wind Project
Applicant EDF Renewable Energy, Inc.
Description The proposed Red Pine Wind Project will produce up to 200.1 megawatts (MW) of energy, and is located in Lincoln County, Minnesota
Location Lincoln County, Lincoln County -- Ash Lake Township, Lincoln County -- Lake Stay Township, Lincoln County -- Limestone Township, Lincoln County -- Marble Township, Lincoln County -- Royal Township
Contact Richard Davis
richard.davis@state.mn.us
Status
  • 2016-11-21: Application accepted
  • 2016-12-13: Public meeting
  • 2017-02-10: Draft permit issued
  • 2017-03-06: Public hearing
  • Upcoming: Permit issued
  • Upcoming: Project built
  • Upcoming: Docket closed
eDockets 16-618

Project Summary

Red Pine Wind Project, LLC, a subsidery of EDF Renewable Energy, Inc., has applied for a Large Wind Energy Conversion System (LWECS) Site Permit to construct and operate the up to 200.1 megawatt (MW) Red Pine Wind Project in Lincoln County, Minnesota.  Multiple wind turbine models are currently being considered and analyized for use at the proposed Red Pine Wind Project, and depending on the turbine model selected there will be 58 to 100 turbines constructed and operated at the Project.

Key Project Documents

Date Title Description
01/03/2017 Red Pine Wind Project - Agency Comments Received EERA staff received various agency comments to be considered during the development of the proposed Draft Site Permit. This document includes comments provided by MPCA, MnDOT, and MN DNR prior to the comment period ending on January 3, 2017
12/16/2016 Red Pine Wind Project - Public Information Meeting Notes A Public Information Meeting was help at the Ivanhoe VFW in Ivanhoe, Minnesota at 6 p.m. on December 13, 2016. These meeting notes provide a record of the information provided by Commission staff, EERA staff, and the project developer. Additionally, the notes provide a record of any public questions or comments that were received during the meeting, and also any responses or conversation that resulted from questions or comments received from those in attendence
01/18/2017 DOC-EERA Comments and Recommendations with Proposed Draft Site Permit EERA staff has utilized public and agency comments to develop and propose a Draft Site Permit for the Red Pine Wind Project to the Public Utilities Commission
12/01/2016 Red Pine Wind Project - Notice of Public Information Meeting Please take notice that the Public Utilities Commission has accepted the LWECS Site Permit Application for Red Pine Wind Project. A Public Information and Draft Site Permit Scoping Meeting for the Red Pine Wind Project will be held at the Ivanhoe VFW Post 2980 Lincoln County, 116 Saxon Street, Ivanhoe, Minnesota 56142 at 6 p.m. on December 13, 2016. The public comment period will close on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
11/23/2016 Red Pine Wind Project - Permit Application Addendum Red Pine Wind Project, LLC has submitted a Permit Application Addendum to provide an update and additional project detail with respect to an increase in the project area boundary and the addition of a new wind turbine model being evaluated for inclusion in the project
09/30/2016 Red Pine Wind Project - Site Permit Application (Revised) Red Pine Wind Project, LLC has filed a revised Site Permit Application to construct a large wind energy conversion system (LWECS) in Lincoln County, near the communities of Ivanhoe and Arco, Minnesota. The revised Site Permit Application includes project details and addresses potential resource impacts associated with the 58 to 100 wind turbines, project substation, collector lines, feeder lines, operation and maintenance facility, permanent meteorological tower, turbine access roads, staging areas, and temporary laydown areas necessary for the proposed project. This document has been revised from the original Site Permit Application, which was filed in eDockets on September 16, 2016

Project Documents