Ekola Flats Wind Energy Project
Ekola Flats Wind Energy, LLC (Applicant) filed an Application for a Permit to construct and operate the Ekola Flats Wind Energy Project in Carbon County, Wyoming. The Applicant proposes to construct the Ekola Flats Wind Energy Project, beginning approximately one mile northwest of the Town of Medicine Bow, Wyoming. The Applicant proposes to construct a wind energy facility to produce up to 250 megawatts of energy. The project components include up to 100 turbines, private access roads, buried and overhead electrical collection system lines, overhead transmission lines, at least one electrical substation, an operations and maintenance building, laydown yards, staging yards, parking areas, communication facilities, and storage facilities. The project is located on approximately 27,000 acres of private and state land in Carbon County. Construction is anticipated to commence in Q2 2019 and be completed by the end of December 2020. Construction manpower is anticipated to peak at 250 workers in July-September of 2019 and 2020, with a temporary shutdown of major activities in the winter.