Wildorado Wind Ranch®

SIZE: 161 MW

COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS DATE: April 2007

UTILITY: Xcel Energy (Southwestern Public Service Company)

TURBINE EQUIPMENT: 70 Siemens 2.3 MW Mk II

TRANSMISSION: 20 miles, 230 kV

INTERCONNECT: Bushland Interchange Station

LAND: 14 landowners on 20,000 acres

CONTRACTOR: M.A.  Mortenson Company

DEVELOPER & MINORITY PARTNER: Cielo Wind Power

MAJORITY OWNER: Edison Mission Group (Irvine, CA)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Energy to serve approximately 56,000 homes.
  • Wildorado Wind Ranch® is Edison Mission Group’s first wind project in Texas.