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Grand Prairie Energy Park

Phase 1: Virden Wind
Grand Prairie Energy Park is a renewable energy project comprised of three phases totaling 350 megawatts of renewable energy in Central Illinois. The project will generate high-paying local jobs, landowner lease payments, local government tax revenue, and clean energy for communities.​ We are committed to working with the community to develop, construct, own, and operate this clean energy project in Central Illinois.

Local Economic Growth


According to an Economic Impact Report from Strategic Economic Research, Virden Wind will generate over $30.2 million in property taxes in total for all taxing districts over the life of the project.


Virden Wind will power over 126,400 homes. 

Clean Energy


New Jobs


Over 280 local jobs during construction and over 25 long-term jobs during operations.


Reduced Pollution


Virden Wind will reduce air pollution equal to taking 100,000 cars off the road every year. 

UKA North America

UKA is a privately owned company that has developed, owned, and operated renewable energy projects for over 22 years. It has developed more than 1,300 MW of operating renewable energy projects, and has 900 employees working across six countries. UKA North America opened its Farmersville, Illinois office in July 2022, and has its headquarters is in Stuart, Florida.

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