Bethel Wind Energy Centre is a 276MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Texas, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2017. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Invenergy, Orion Renewable Energy Group and Southern. The project is currently owned by Southern Power with a stake of 100%.

The project has 80m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in February 2017.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Google Energy under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 225MW.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 120 units of 116-2.3 MW turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Invenergy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

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About Invenergy

Invenergy LLC (Invenergy) is a full-service energy solutions provider. The company invests, develops, constructs owns, and operates renewable and other clean energy generation and storage facilities. The company captures, generates, and stores power from wind, solar and natural gas. Invenergy provides a range of technology and end-to-end energy solutions to corporations, utilities and other energy asset owners. Its services include asset management, energy management, the balance of plant, field services, and engineering and analysis, among others. It also offers on-site and performance inspections and maintenance services. The company operates through regional development offices in the US, Canada, Israel, Mexico, Japan, Poland and Scotland. Invenergy is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the US.

About Orion Renewable Energy Group

Orion Renewable Energy Group LLC (Orion Renewable) is a company that provides clean, reliable, low cost wind and solar energy from utility-scale projects. The company is headquartered in United States.

About Southern

Southern Co (Southern) is an energy holding company. It generates, distributes, markets and trades electricity, and distributes gas. The company produces power using coal, oil, and gas, nuclear, hydro, solar, wind and biomass sources. Southern also sources electricity from various utilities through power purchase agreements. It provides energy technologies and services to electric utilities and large industrial, commercial, institutional, and municipal customers; and has investments in telecommunications and leveraged lease projects. The company also produces and distributes gas through natural gas distribution utilities and retails energy to customers in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi. The company has ownership interests in natural gas supply pipelines that connect hydrocarbon basins in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Southern is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the US.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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