Installed capacity of 101-megawatts of renewable energy
Kittitas Valley Wind Farm is located to the east and west of Highway 97, approximately 12 miles northwest of Ellensburg in Kittitas County, Washington. The project is located on privately and publicly owned forest and rangeland. Kittitas County has a population of around 46,000, and Ellensburg, the nearest city, has approximately 20,000 residents.
Kittitas Valley Wind Farm yields significantly in the form of payments to landowners, local spending, and annual community investment. Kittitas Valley Wind Farm is also compatible with other land uses and provides a stable form of income to local landowners.
Renewable energy technology
Wind energy in the U.S.
Kittitas Valley saves more than 179 million gallons of water each year and prevents the air pollution that causes smog, acid rain, and climate change.