Heritage Prairie Renewable represents a projected investment of more than $850 million in Kankakee and Livingston counties.
The facility is projected to provide on average $5 million per year to local communities, totaling $159 million over the projected facility life.
The project will utilize local companies, services, materials, and create jobs:
700–900 wind construction jobs and 300–400 solar construction jobs including equipment operators, electricians, laborers, and others
10–12 jobs and 2–4 jobs to operate and maintain the wind facility and solar facility, respectively
Millions of dollars will be spent locally on lodging, food services, gas, groceries, and other local services.
Heritage Prairie Renewable
Kankakee and Livingston counties, Illinois