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November 23, 2021

Mesquite Star Wind Farm, US

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Mesquite Star Wind Farm is a 418.9MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Texas, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2020.

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Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 418.9 418.9 Active Texas, the US Clearway Energy Group; Hill Country Wind Power

Description

The project was developed by Clearway Energy Group and Hill Country Wind Power. The project is currently owned by Clearway Energy Group with a stake of 100%.

The project cost is $724.87m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

Cisco Systems and Ecolab are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Blattner Energy 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 118 units of G132-3.55 turbines, each with 3.55MW nameplate capacity.

About Clearway Energy Group

Clearway Energy Group LLC (Clearway) is focused on providing customers with low-cost, clean power generated by solar and wind. Clearway is headquartered in the US.

About Hill Country Wind Power

Hill Country Wind Power LP is engaged in wind energy business.

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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The wind power market has grown at a CAGR of 14% between 2010 and 2021 to reach 830 GW by end of 2021. This has largely been possible due to favourable government policies that have provided incentives to the sector. This has led to an increase in the share of wind in the capacity mix, going from a miniscule 4% in 2010 to 10% in 2021. This is further set to rise to 15% by 2030. However, the recent commodity price increase has hit the sector hard, increasing risks for wind turbine manufacturers and project developers, and the Russia-Ukraine crisis has caused further price increase and supply chain disruption. In light of this, GlobalData has identified which countries are expected to add the majority of wind power capacity out to 2030. Get ahead and download this whitepaper for more details on the current state of the Wind Power Market.
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