Elbow Creek is a 121.9MW 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 a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2008. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Clearway Energy Group, Enel Green Power North America and Padoma Wind Power. The project is co-owned by Global Infrastructure Partners and TotalEnergies, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 100,000 households, offsetting 250,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2008.

Contractors involved

M. A. Mortenson was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 53 units of SWT-2.3-93 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

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About Clearway Energy Group

Clearway Energy Group LLC (Clearway) is focused on providing customers with low-cost, clean power generated by solar and wind. Clearway is headquartered in the US.

About Enel Green Power North America

Enel Green Power North America Inc (EGP-NA), a subsidiary of Enel Green Power SpA is an alternative energy company. It owns, operates, and develops renewable energy plants. The company generates electric power from hydro power, biomass, wind, solar, and geothermal sources. Its hydro projects include Boott, Crescent, Salmon Falls, Dexter, High Falls, Denley, Theresa, Walden, Port Leyden, Elk Creek and GeoBon, among others. EGP-NA's wind projects comrpise Minnesota Wind, Buffalo Dunes, Smoky Hills, Castle Rock Ridge, Prairie Rose, and St. Lawrence, among others. The company also owns and operates plants across the US and Canada. It has its operations in San Diego, Andover, Reno, and Washington, the US. EGP-NA is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, the US.

About Padoma Wind Power

Padoma Wind Power, LLC (Padoma) is a wind energy development company. It is the wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., a wholesale power generation company. The company specializes in development, financing, construction and operation of wind farms. It currently has several wind projects under active development, in addition to a pipeline of wind projects under development as joint ventures with third parties. It undertakes wind energy projects in several states including California and Texas, which are expected to produce about 1,000 MW of wind-based energy by the year 2015. Geographically, the company renders services to its customer base in US and Europe. Currently, the company operates more than 40 wind farms in the US and Europe having installed capacity of 1,300 MW. The company is headquartered at La Jolla in California, the US. In January 2010, the company was acquired by Enel North America, Inc. from NRG Energy, Inc. Prior to the company's acquisition by NRG Energy, Inc. in 2006, Padoma had developed, constructed and financed more than six wind projects accounting for more than 500 MW of installed capacity.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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