Caprock Wind Ranch is an 80MW onshore wind power project. It is located in New Mexico, 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 December 2004. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Cielo Wind Power and is currently owned by Leeward Renewable Energy.

The project generates 316.6GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 26,600 households.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2004.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Xcel Energy under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years. The contracted capacity is 80MWh.

Contractors involved

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 80 units of MWT62/1.0 (MWT-1000A) turbines, each with 1MW nameplate capacity.

Deutsche Windtechnik, Diamond WTG Engineering & Services and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

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About Cielo Wind Power

Cielo Wind Power LP (Cielo Wind) is a wind power project development company. It designs, develops, owns, and operates utility-grade wind power projects. The company provides a wide range of services that include engineering, construction, operations and maintenance, land procurement, meteorology, and field services. Cielo Wind in partnership with landowners, turbine manufacturers, communities, utility companies and investors, develops wind-power projects. The company is a member of various renewable associations such as the American Wind Energy Association, the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas and the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association among others. Cielo Wind is headquartered in Austin, Texas, US.

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.