Installed capacity of 300-megawatts of renewable energy

Project overview

Top Crop Wind Farm consists of two phases and converts the wind blowing over the Cayuga Ridge into clean electricity. Located just northwest of Pontiac, the wind farm includes parts of Grundy and LaSalle Counties.

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Economic benefits

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

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$31+ million

Paid to local governments

Energy savings
$13+ million

Paid to landowners

$24+ million

Spent locally

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Job creation

258 construction jobs and 20 permanent jobs created

Renewable energy in Illinois

With the collaboration of local business owners, landowners, and other community members across Illinois, EDPR NA is able to provide clean energy for the state, in addition to strengthening the local economies.
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Renewable energy technology

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Energy security

Top Crop helps strengthen energy security for the state of Illinois and the United States, helping diversify domestic supply.
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Top Crop Wind Farm consists of 68 GE sle 1.5 MW wind turbines and 132 GE sle 1.5 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
533 million gallons of water saved each year

Top Crop saves more than 533 million gallons of water each year and prevents the air pollution that causes smog, acid rain, and climate change.



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Contact us

Top Crop Wind Farm
Operations & Maintenance Office

111 Watters Drive
Dwight, IL 60420