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Jersey-Atlantic Wind Farm Fact Sheet

Wind Farm Conceptual Photo

  • Wind farm developer:
    Community Energy, Inc. & Jersey-Atlantic Wind, LLC

  • Location: ACUA Wastewater Treatment Plant, Atlantic City, New Jersey

  • Project includes five, 380 foot high turbines

  • Each turbine is capable of producing 1.5 megawatts for a total of 7.5 megawatts, enough energy to power approximately 2,500 homes.

  • It is estimated that the energy produced by the wind farm will save the energy equivalent of 23,613 barrels of crude oil.

  • When operating at design wind conditions, the energy is used to operate the ACUA wastewater treatment plant, with any excess energy provided to the main power grid.

  • Estimated cost of the project is $12 million. Community Energy has received a $1.7 million grant from the NJ Board of Public Utilities, and had applied for a $1.92 million customer supply grant through Conectiv. The remaining costs are being funded by equity investments or debt financing.

  • Wind Farm has been operational since December 2005.

  • Wind turbines manufactured by General Electric

 

Turbine Construction Time-Lapse Video

  Check out the video below, it is a time-lapse video taken of another turbine construction. It gives you an idea of how a turbine is built and what is involved! Click on the play button to start the video.  
 
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