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November 29, 2021

Bethel Wind Energy Centre, US

By Carmen

Bethel Wind Energy Centre is a 276MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Texas, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2017.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 276 276 Active Texas, the US Invenergy; Southern

Description

The project was developed by Invenergy and Southern. The project is currently owned by Southern.

The project cost is $465.06m.

The project has 80m high towers.

Development Status

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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.

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, 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, 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, Colombia, Mexico, Japan, Poland and Scotland. Invenergy is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the US.

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. Through power purchase agreements, Southern also sources electricity from various utilities. Southern 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. It 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.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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