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Wind Energy

We got our start at Sandhills Energy by advocating for small communities and landowners developing wind energy solutions for Western Nebraska. We continue to invest in the development of wind energy projects today, providing energy resilience and financial security to our landowners and communities.

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Wind Power in Action

Read about the positive impacts of wind energy development. Consider energy solutions available when you put your land to work by harnessing the power of wind.

Wind Projects
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Wind Power

Kimball

Kimball Wind LLC is a 30MW wind farm in Kimball County, Nebraska, developed by Sandhills Energy LLC and acquired by Aspenall Energies in 2017. The project received final permitting approval third quarter 2017 and Aspenall commenced construction shortly thereafter.

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Solar Energy

New Madrid

Goldenrod Solar is a 200 MW solar project developed by Sandhills Energy for a large renewable energy operator. In 2017, Sandhills developed a 1400-acre area for, New Madrid County, Missouri.

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Valentine

Valentine Wind, LLC is a 1.85 MW wind turbine owned by Bluestem Energy Solutions. The project was developed for Cherry County Wind, the largest land cooperative in the United States.

Our Wind Partners

We are passionate about designing individualized solutions for whatever our energy partner’s needs may be. We will listen, adapt, and guide you through the process. We’re your dedicated energy partners.

Our Partners

Our Wind Services

We’re committed to developing wind energy for local communities and landowners. We are also working to accelerate the growth of renewable energy adoption for commercial and utility use by creating innovative solutions in the wind energy landscape.

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Land Control

We manage the full scope of the land control process, which includes landowner outreach, contract negotiation, title review, and contract filing.

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Project Development

We manage the full scope of project development to create “Notice to Proceed” ready projects. This includes real estate and topographic surveys, environmental and cultural assessments, permit filing, government agency reviews, on-site resource assessments, interconnection filings and reviews, and offtake origination.

Analysis & Optimization

We specialize in assessing and optimizing the production of renewable energy projects. From distributed generation and commercial & industrial to large utility-scale projects, we use industry-trusted standards and software to ensure success on our projects.

Financial Viability Analysis

Throughout the development and construction process, we monitor the viability of a project to sell power in the market through sophisticated and vetted financial modeling.

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Engineering

Electrical and civil engineering play integral roles in the development, design, and implementation of Sandhills Energy projects, ensuring their structural integrity, safety, and operational efficiency. Our engineering scope encompasses a wide range of tasks, from system design and grid integration to site assessment, structural analysis, and environmental compliance, ensuring the reliable, safe, and sustainable operation of solar installations across diverse landscapes and contexts.

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Asset Management to COD

After project completion, the Sandhills Energy control room continues to ensure peak performance of the generating facility through state-of-the-art performance monitoring and SCADA systems. Our experienced team of field technicians takes a proactive approach to system performance and longevity. This ensures the long-term reliability and optimal performance of the generating asset, maximizing return on investment.

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Construction

Our construction management services encompass a comprehensive suite of offerings tailored to ensure the successful implementation of solar energy projects from inception to completion. At the core of these services lies meticulous planning, efficient execution, and vigilant oversight to deliver industry-leading quality, cost-effective, and sustainable solar installations.

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Initial Project Validation

Once land is identified, Sandhills Energy manages all aspects of project risk assessment including local permitting environments, environmental and cultural feasibility, construction risks and interconnection risk.

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Project Identification

We identify and evaluate areas of interest for a renewable project based on interconnection availability, resource potential, power-price opportunity or offtake interest.

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Operations

After project completion, the Sandhills Energy team ensures the long-term reliability and optimal performance of the generating asset, maximizing return on investment.

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FERC 845

Sandhills has extensive experience modeling and sizing smaller wind and solar systems to be placed in service alongside already operating large utility-scale energy projects. This is made possible through a 2018 ruling 845 by FERC allowing for renewable energy projects to utilize full interconnection limits with multiple resources.

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Case Studies

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