Published On: Sun, Jan 14th, 2018

Wind energy industry news – Three new US wind farms of Avangrid Renewables commissioned

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Wind energy industry news : Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of electric utility Avangrid has commissioned three new US wind farms having a combined capacity of over 500MW.

New US Wind Farms Commissioned by Avangrid Renewables

The three new wind energy projects from Avangrid Renewables that have started commercial operations are the 131MW Tule Wind Farm in California, the 75MW Twin Buttes II Wind Farm in Colorado and the 298MW El Cabo Wind Farm in New Mexico.

Commenting on the launch of the three new US wind farms, Laura Beane – President & CEO of Avangrid Renewables said: “Bringing jobs and economic development dollars during construction is just the beginning of our long-term partnerships with these communities.

“While commercial operation marks the culmination of years of teamwork with landowners, local leaders, and so many supporters, we’ll continue to work hard to build on these relationships, as our employees will live and work in these areas for years to come.”

Work at a wind farm project of Avangrid Renewables

Work at a wind farm project of Avangrid Renewables. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

Tule Wind Farm in California | Wind Energy Industry News

Located in the McCain Valley of eastern San Diego County, the 131MW Tule Wind Farm in California comprises 57 GE wind turbines. The power generated from the Californian wind farm is supplied to Southern California Edison (SCE), a subsidiary of Edison International under a 15-year contract.

Avangrid Renewables – El Cabo Wind Farm in New Mexico

Located in Torrance County, the 298MW El Cabo Wind Farm in New Mexico is made up of 142 wind turbines provided by Siemens Gamesa. Like the Tule Wind Farm in California, this New Mexico wind farm supplies its power to Southern California Edison.

Twin Buttes II Wind Farm in Colorado | New US Wind Farms

Built near the existing Twin Buttes Wind Farm of Avangrid Renewables in the Prowers County, the 75MW Twin Buttes II Wind Farm in Colorado features 36 wind turbines manufactured by Siemens Gamesa. The Colorado wind farm supplies its power to Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association under a 25-year contract.

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