Big Spring is a 34.32MW 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 multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 1999. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by York Research and is currently owned by Terra-Gen.

The project generates 11,700MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 7,300 households.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in May 1999.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to TXU Energy Retail under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years.

Contractors involved

Big Spring (Big Spring I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V47-660 kW turbines. The phase consists of 42 turbines with 0.66MW nameplate capacity.

Big Spring (Big Spring II) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V66-1.65 MW turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines with 1.65MW nameplate capacity.

Terra-Gen is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.