El Cabo Wind Farm is a 1,000MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in New Mexico, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2017. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by El Cabo Wind and Pattern Energy Group 2. Iberdrola and Pattern Energy Group 2 are currently owning the project.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 400,000 households, to offset 2,600,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The Tubular Steel structure to be installed at the El Cabo Wind Farm (El Cabo I), site are expected to be 80m high.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2017.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the El Cabo Wind Farm (El Cabo I) will be sold to Southern California Edison under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2017. The offtake capacity is expected to be 298.2MW.

Contractors involved

El Cabo Wind Farm (El Cabo I) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G114-2.1 MW turbines. The phase consists of 142 turbines with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.

El Cabo Wind is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the El Cabo Wind Farm (El Cabo I). The O&M tenure will likely be commencing from the year 2017.

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About Pattern Energy Group 2

Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (Pattern Energy Group) is a company that develop, construct, own and operate high-quality wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects worldwide. The company is headquartered in United States.


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