The proposed Heritage Prairie Renewable Project represents a significant investment within Kankakee and Livingston Counties. Throughout development and construction, local residents can expect to see the widespread direct and indirect job creation, economic investment, and tax revenue.
The following are a few of the expected benefits that Heritage Prairie Renewable will bring to the State of Illinois from representative 400MW wind and 300MW solar projects, as analyzed in the economic impact study completed by Dr. David Loomis Professor of Economics at Illinois State University.
Heritage Prairie Wind Revenue And Jobs (based on a 400MW project)
Heritage Prairie Solar Revenue And Jobs (based on a 300MW project)
About the Team
Illinois Generation LLC
Illinois Generation LLC is a project-level company that owns the assets related to our wind generation efforts located in Kankakee and Livingston Counties known as Heritage Prairie. “Heritage” pays homage to the area’s agricultural roots, and Prairie references Illinois, the Prairie State. Heritage Prairie is jointly owned by Pattern Development and ConnectGEN.
Heritage Prairie Solar LLC
Heritage Prairie Solar LLC is a project-level company that owns the assets related to our solar generation efforts located in Kankakee County known as Heritage Prairie Solar. “Heritage” pays homage to the area’s agricultural roots, and Prairie references Illinois, the Prairie State. Heritage Prairie is jointly owned by Pattern Development and ConnectGEN.
Pattern Energy is one of the world’s largest private renewable energy companies, with large operating and development footprints in the United States, Canada and Japan. Headquartered in the United States, our global operational portfolio includes 28 utility-scale renewable energy facilities in the United States, Canada and Japan.
Founded in 2009 and led by a management team responsible for building more than 4.5 GW of renewable energy projects worldwide, our business is guided by a commitment to safety, serving our customers, protecting the environment, strengthening communities and creating value for our stakeholders.
We provide low-cost power to millions of people around the world, and as an industry leader with one of the most experienced teams in the business, our company is well-positioned to continue delivering high quality wind, solar, transmission and energy storage projects for years to come.
ConnectGEN is a renewable energy company comprised of seasoned energy industry professionals focused on developing wind, solar, and energy projects across the United States. ConnectGEN draws from its team’s vast experience developing renewable energy and infrastructure projects across the United States. In total, the ConnectGEN team has managed the development, financing, construction, and operation of thousands of megawatts (MW) of wind and solar energy across 15 states.