Plans for World’s Biggest Wind Farm Ditched

7 July 2009 (Last Updated July 7th, 2009 18:30)

Texas oil billionaire T. Boone Pickens has called off plans to build the world's biggest wind farm in the Texas Panhandle, the Wall Street Journal reported. According to Pickens the wind farm project was abandoned partly because of the lack of adequate transmission lines to carry the el

Texas oil billionaire T. Boone Pickens has called off plans to build the world's biggest wind farm in the Texas Panhandle, the Wall Street Journal reported.

According to Pickens the wind farm project was abandoned partly because of the lack of adequate transmission lines to carry the electricity from remote locations to cities, the newspaper said.

Pickens now plans to find new homes for the turbines that he already agreed to buy.