Cerro Gordo wind farm

From Global Energy Monitor
This article is part of the
Global Wind Power Tracker, a Global Energy Monitor project.
Report an error

Other names: Hawkeye Power, Clear Lake

Cerro Gordo wind farm is an operating wind farm in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States.

Project Details

Table 1: Phase-level project details for Cerro Gordo wind farm

Phase name Status Commissioning year Retired year Nameplate capacity Type Owner Operator
1 Retired[1] 1999[2] 2020[3] 41 MW[4] Onshore[4] NextEra Energy INC[5] NextEra Energy INC[6]
RP1 Operating[7] 2020[8] 42 MW[8] Onshore[8] NextEra Energy INC[6] NextEra Energy INC[6]


Table 2: Phase-level location details for Cerro Gordo wind farm

Phase Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
1 Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States[4] 43.0789, -93.4765 (exact)[4]
RP1 Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States[4] 43.0548, -93.4482 (exact)[4]

The map below shows the exact locations of the wind farm phases:

Loading map...

Articles and Resources

Additional data

To access additional data, including an interactive map of global wind farms, a downloadable dataset, and summary data, please visit the Global Wind Power Tracker on the Global Energy Monitor website.


  1. USWind2023
  2. USEia2023
  3. USWind2023
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Hoen, B.D., Diffendorfer, J.E., Rand, J.T., Kramer, L.A., Garrity, C.P., and Hunt, H.E. (April 19, 2018). "US Wind Turbine Database (v4.0, (April 9, 2021): U.S. Geological Survey, American Clean Power Association, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory data release". United States Wind Turbine Database. Archived from the original on December 3, 2021. Retrieved April 9, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. https://www.nexteraenergyresources.com/cerro-gordo-wind.html. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 (PDF) https://www.nexteraenergyresources.com/content/dam/neer/us/en/pdf/portfolio/cerrogordo.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. https://www.nexteraenergyresources.com/cerro-gordo-wind/project-overview.html. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Form EIA-860 detailed data (v2020 Early Release June, 2021): US Energy Information Administration". US Energy Information Administration. September 5, 2020. Archived from the original on July 13, 2021. Retrieved May 21, 2021.