Vestas wind turbines will be installed, generating 200 megawatts (MW) of affordable, clean energy.
Construction is targeted to begin in 2024
This is enough electricity to power 90,000 American homes each year.
Lost Island Wind will yield tens of millions of dollars in additional property tax revenue for Palo Alto County over the 30-year life span of the project, providing long-term funding for schools, hospitals, roads, public safety services, and other county priorities.
The overall capital investment of the Lost Island Wind Project will be approximately $295 million.
Lost Island Wind will create many local employment opportunities, including 300 construction jobs and several well-paying, long-term career opportunities to help maintain and operate the turbines.
Lost Island Wind will bring new economic opportunities to Palo Alto County, including new business opportunities for local contractors and trade professionals as well as increased patronage of restaurants and local services.