Buckthorn Wind Farm is a 100.5MW 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 January 2018. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Infinity Renewables and NRG Energy. The project is currently owned by Capital Power with a stake of 100%.

The Buckthorn Wind Farm (Buckthorn Wind Farm I), has 87m high towers.

The Buckthorn Wind Farm (Buckthorn Wind Farm II), has 91.5m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in January 2018.

Power purchase agreement

JPMorgan Chase Bank National Association and Lower Colorado River Authority are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors involved

Buckthorn Wind Farm (Buckthorn Wind Farm I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V126-3.45MW turbines. The phase consists of 26 turbines with 3.45MW nameplate capacity.

Buckthorn Wind Farm (Buckthorn Wind Farm II) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V117-3.6MW turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

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About Infinity Renewables

Infinity Renewables LLC (Infinity Renewables), formerly Infinity Wind Power LLC is a renewable energy company that develops and markets renewable energy projects. The company’s development process includes planning and permits, site identification, wind assessment, land acquisition, connecting to the power grid, power purchase agreement and construction. It offers services such as meteorological studies, transmission interconnection capabilities, project development services, market analysis, permitting and environmental reviews, project economics and financial analysis. Infinity Renewables' project development services comprise engineering, real estate procurement, site evaluation, environmental analysis, power marketing, permitting, and financing to see a project through this often complicated process. The company offers construction services such as engineering and design, procurement, permitting, electrical construction, civil construction, and wind turbine erection. Infinity Renewables is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, the US.

About NRG Energy

NRG Energy Inc (NRG) is an integrated energy company. It generates and supplies electricity. The company produces electricity using coal, natural gas, nuclear, oil, biomass, wind, and solar sources. NRG owns power generation plants and operates facilities for third parties. It carries out plant operations, commercial operations, EPC, asset management, energy services and other related critical functions. NRG sells energy, services and associated products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, Green Mountain Energy, Stream and XOOM Energy. The company provides energy and related services to residential, industrial, and commercial consumers at fixed, indexed or variable prices. NRG is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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