Compared to coal-fired generation, the site’s annual production conserves enough water to meet the needs of 5,000 people and avoids carbon dioxide emissions equal to 50,000 cars. Our team supported site reforestation following project construction by planting 62,000 pine trees.
The wind facility property is shared with some of the largest commercial Christmas trees in the country, managed by Carlton Christmas Trees. Trees grown in this forest have graced many city centers, hotels, and retail holiday displays.
Hatchet Ridge Wind expects to generate more than $30 million over the first 20 years of operations in tax payments benefiting the local region and schools.
Hatchet Ridge Wind
Shasta County, California