Installed capacity of 199-megawatts of renewable energy

Project overview

Prairie Queen Wind Farm is located in northeastern Allen County, near the cities of Moran and La Harpe. The project complements the area’s mixed agricultural landscape, providing local farmers with a stable, drought-resistant cash crop in the form of landowner lease payments.

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Economic benefits

Prairie Queen Wind Farm yields significantly in the form of payments to landowners, local spending, and annual community investment. Prairie Queen Wind Farm is also compatible with other land uses and provides a stable form of income to local landowners.

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$338 million

Capital investment

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$500,000

Paid to local governments

Energy savings
$3.8 million

Paid to landowners

Community
$28.4 million

Spent locally

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Job creation

174 construction jobs and 12 permanent jobs created

Renewable energy technology

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Energy security

Prairie Queen helps strengthen energy security for the state of Kansas and the United States, helping diversify domestic supply.
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Turbines

Prairie Queen Wind Farm consists of 48 Gamesa G132 3.55 MW wind turbines and 11 Gamesa G126 2.625 MW wind turbines.
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Wind energy in the U.S.

Wind is the largest source of renewable electricity generation in the United States, providing 10.1% of the country’s electricity.
Environmental benefits
353 million gallons of water saved each year

Prairie Queen saves more than 353 million gallons of water each year and prevents the air pollution that causes smog, acid rain, and climate change.

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Downloads

Kansas State Fact Sheet
Prairie Queen Fact Sheet

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Contact us

Prairie Queen Wind Farm
Operations & Maintenance Office

1699 3400th Street
Moran, KS 66755
620.570.6017
PrairieQueen@edpr.com