Route 66 Wind Farm is a 150MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Texas, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||150||150||–||Active||Texas, the US||First Wind Holdings; SunEdison; Westerly Wind|
The project was developed by First Wind Holdings, SunEdison and Westerly Wind. The project is currently owned by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
The project supplies enough clean energy to power 49,000 households, offsetting 417,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $300m.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Electric Reliability Council of Texas under a power purchase agreement, starting from 2015.
M. A. Mortenson was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 75 units of V110-2.0 turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2015, for a period of 10 years.
SunEdison, Inc. (SunEdison) is a solar energy company that develops and sells photovoltaic energy solutions, and owns and operates clean power generation assets. The company also develops, manufactures and sells silicon wafer for the semiconductor industry. It also offers solar energy services to its clients that integrate the design, financing, installation, monitoring, operations and maintenance functions of the downstream solar market. SunEdison serves commercial customers including national retail chains and real estate property management firms; federal, state and municipal governments; utilities; and customers from the semiconductor industry. The company, together with its subsidiaries, manufacturing facilities and representative offices, operates in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa (MENA). SunEdison is headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri, the US.
The company and some of its domestic and international subsidiaries have filed for reorganization under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in April 2016.
About Westerly Wind
Westerly Wind LLC (Westerly Wind) that focused on providing capital and expertise to advance the development of wind energy projects. The company is headquartered in Braintree, Massachusetts, United States.
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