Pattern Development has announced completion of a construction financing, letter of credit facility and term tax equity financing commitment for the approximately 79.75MW Stillwater Wind project located in Stillwater County, Montana, USA.
Stillwater Wind has entered into a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement for 100% of the energy produced. The project will interconnect to the local transmission provider’s 230-kV transmission line via a newly constructed 230-kV switching station. Stillwater Wind will utilise a total of 31 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines comprised of five 2.3MW turbines with 108 meter rotors and 26 2.625MW turbines with 120 meter rotors. Construction of the project has begun and it is expected to reach commercial operation in September of this year.