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November 23, 2021

Penescal, US

By Carmen

Penescal is a 605.2MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Texas, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 605.2 605.2 Active Texas, the US Avangrid Renewables

Description

The project is developed and owned by Avangrid Renewables.

The project generates 547,464.96MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 210,000 households, offsetting 850,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $1,269.64m.

The Penescal (Penescal III), has 90m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in April 2009.

Power Purchase Agreement

Austin Energy , Bryan Texas Utilities , CPS Energy and South Texas Electric Cooperative are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

M. A. Mortenson was selected to render EPC services for the Penescal (Penescal II) project. M. A. Mortenson was selected to render EPC services for the Penescal (Penescal III) project.

Penescal (Penescal I) is equipped with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries MWT92/2.4 turbines. The phase consists of 84 turbines with 2.4MW nameplate capacity.

Penescal (Penescal II) is equipped with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries MWT92/2.4 turbines. The phase consists of 84 turbines with 2.4MW nameplate capacity.

Penescal (Penescal III) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G97-2.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 101 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

About Avangrid Renewables

Avangrid Renewables LLC (Avangrid Renewables) a subsidiary of Avangrid Renewables Holdings, Inc., is a renewable energy company that carries out electricity generation from renewable energy sources including wind, biomass, solar energy and thermal energy. The company also offers services such as balancing, scheduling and transportation of natural gas. It operates various renewable energy projects to generate electricity. The company serves to federal and state agencies, institutional retail, investor owned utilities, joint action agencies, wholesale customers, commercial and industrial customers and other public. Avangrid Renewables is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, 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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