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Prairie Wolf Solar Project

200 MW

The Prairie Wolf Solar Project is a 200 megawatt (MW) solar project in Coles County, Illinois in the MISO market. Prairie Wolf has a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Cargill, marking the second renewable energy VPPA contracted between Cargill and National Grid Renewables, the first being for a portion of the Crocker Wind Farm in Clark County, South Dakota.

Project Benefits

Prairie Wolf Solar Project
$54 million in direct economic impact over first 20 years of operation
Prairie Wolf Solar Project
$16 million in new tax revenue over first 20 years of operation
Prairie Wolf Solar Project
$720,000 in charitable giving during first 20 years of operation
Prairie Wolf Solar Project
250 construction and operation jobs
Prairie Wolf Solar Project
5.8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions offset over 20 years
Prairie Wolf Solar Project
45,000 the equivalent number of cars removed from the road for one year

*Environmental benefits calculated using the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) greenhouse gas equivalencies calculator. Environmental benefits are singular, not additive. Economic benefits calculated based on National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) JEDI Model, National Grid Renewables models, and current tax law for renewable energy facilities. Economic benefits represent estimated total impact over the first 20 years of operation. All project production, benefits, and amounts are estimates and not guaranteed. Information presented is subject to change.

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Prairie Wolf Solar Starts Construction

Prairie Wolf Solar Starts Construction

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