La Chalupa Wind Farm is a 198.45MW 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. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2020. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Acciona Energy North America and Cielo Wind Power. The project is currently owned by Acciona Energy North America with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 650GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 62,500 households, offsetting 420,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the project site are 90m high.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2020.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to ERCOT Wholesale Market under a power purchase agreement from 2020. The contracted capacity is 198.45MW.

Contractors involved

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 63 units of AW-125/3000 turbines, each with 3.15MW nameplate capacity.

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About Acciona Energy North America

Acciona Energy North America Corp (Acciona NA), a subsidiary of Acciona Energia SA, is a developer of infrastructure, water, services and renewable energy. The company operates through its business divisions such as infrastructure, industrial, construction and energy. Its infrastructure division offers design, construction, finance, operation and maintenance of roads, bridges, and other construction projects. Acciona NA's energy division owns and operates wind and solar projects. The company develops, designs, manufactures and installs wind turbines to operate and maintain wind farms facilities in North America. Acciona NA is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the US.

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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