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Mendota Hills Repower (Lee County, Illinois)

Updated: Aug 31

Mendota Hills Wind Farm Background

Mendota replaced the 63 legacy Gamesa WTGs with 29 SG 2.6-126 WTGs, increasing the capacity from approximately 50 MW to 76 MW

Leeward Renewable Energy Completes Repowering and Financing For Mendota Hills Wind Farm | Business Wire

Leeward Renewable Energy Background

ArcLight Capital Partners formed Leeward Renewable Energy with the acquisition of Infigen's US Wind Assets in 2015 for $274.4 million.


ArcLight Capital Partners Announces Closing Of Transaction To Acquire Infigen Energy's U.S. Assets (

Leeward was a portfolio company of ArcLight Capital Partner (Boston) until 2018 when OMERS for an undisclosed sum

OMERS Infrastructure Announces Agreement to Acquire Leeward (

Leeward (

Figure 1. Mendota Hills Wind Net Generation

Figure 2. Mendota Hills Wind Capacity Factor

Figure 3. Map of Mendota Hills Wind and Repowering


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