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Maine wind sites — production for year 2012  

Author:  | Maine, Technology

Maine Wind Farm Generation 2012
[Data extracted from FERC spreadsheets by Brad Blake, Citizens’ Task Force on Wind Power]
Wind Facility Mars Hill Stetson 1 Stetson 2 Kibby Mtn. Rollins Record Hill TOTAL
In-Service Date (initial) August 2007 January 2009 March 2010 October 2009 July 2011 November 2011
Approximate Cost $95,000,000 $175,000,000 $70,000,000 $320,000,000 $180,000,000 $125,000,000 $965,000,000
Turbine Type GE 1.5 MW GE 1.5 MW GE 1.5 MW Vestas 3.0 MW GE 1.5 MW Siemens 2.3 MW
Turbine Number 28 38 17 44 40 22 189
ARRA Grant n/a $40,441,471 $19,328,865 $44,591,705 $53,246,347 $33,736,709 $191,345,097
DOE Loan Guarantee n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a $102,000,000 $102,000,000
Nameplate Capacity (MW) 42 57 26 132 60 50.5 367.5
Generation (MWh)
2012-Q1 40,658 36,779 14,406 92,955 39,581 37,906 262,285
Capacity factor Q1 44.32% 29.54% 25.37% 32.24% 30.20% 34.37% 32.68%
2012-Q2 27,290 19,473 10,132 58,386 29,278 24,893 169,452
Capacity factor Q2 29.75% 15.64% 17.84% 20.25% 22.34% 22.57% 21.11%
2012-Q3 25,528 24,927 8,259 39,937 24,393 17,798 140,842
Capacity factor Q3 27.53% 19.81% 14.39% 13.70% 18.41% 15.96% 17.36%
2012-Q4 39,808 25,973 9,146 72,902 33,635 29,502 210,966
Capacity factor Q4 52.93% 20.64% 15.93% 25.01% 25.39% 26.46% 26.00%
2012 133,284 107,152 41,944 264,180 126,888 110,098 783,545
Capacity factor 2012 36.23% 21.46% 18.37% 22.78% 24.08% 24.82% 24.27%

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