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November 29, 2021

King Mountain Wind Ranch, US

By Carmen

King Mountain Wind Ranch is a 278.2MW 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 January 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 278.2 278.2 Active Texas, the US Cielo Wind Services; Renewable Energy Systems Americas

Description

The project was developed by Cielo Wind Services and Renewable Energy Systems Americas. The project is currently owned by NextEra Energy Resources with a stake of 100%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 69,500 households.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in January 2001.

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Power Purchase Agreement

Austin Energy, Reliant Energy Retail Services and Texas-New Mexico Power are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Renewable Energy Systems Americas was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 214 units of B62/1300 turbines, each with 1.3MW nameplate capacity.

About Renewable Energy Systems Americas

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Systems Ltd. is an energy company that provides engineering, procurement and construction services. The company offers layout design, software design, solar array layout design, land acquisition, permitting and environmental review, technical analysis, scheduling, financing, resource assessment, land procurement, project design, permitting, transmission, interconnection work and power marketing. It provides costing, procurement, management, and quality and environmental processes services. RES Americas’ engineering services includes renewable energy project design, including turbine foundation design, geotechnical engineering, civil site work design, electrical collection and grounding system design, solar PV system design and optimization. The company serves wind, solar, transmission, energy storage projects and demand side management. It operates in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, and Texas. RES Americas is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, 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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