Whirlwind is a 59.8MW 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 December 2007. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Renewable Energy Systems Americas and is currently owned by Skyline Renewables.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2007.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Austin Energy under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 59.8MW.

Contractors involved

Renewable Energy Systems Americas 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 26 units of SWT-2.3-93 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2007, for a period of 20 years.

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About Renewable Energy Systems Americas

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Systems Ltd. is an energy company that provides engineering, procurement and construction services. The company offers layout design, software design, solar array layout design, land acquisition, permitting and environmental review, technical analysis, scheduling, financing, resource assessment, land procurement, project design, permitting, transmission, interconnection work and power marketing. It provides costing, procurement, management, and quality and environmental processes services. RES Americas’ engineering services includes renewable energy project design, including turbine foundation design, geotechnical engineering, civil site work design, electrical collection and grounding system design, solar PV system design and optimization. The company serves wind, solar, transmission, energy storage projects and demand side management. It operates in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, and Texas. RES Americas is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, the 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.