Palmas Altas Wind Farm

Cameron County, TX

  • Renewable Energy for more than 43,000 homes
  • Will produce 524 GWh of clean energy per year
  • Offsets emissions of 503,000 metric tons of CO2 – equivalent of taking more than 100,000 cars and trucks off the road
  • Employed 170 people at the peak of construction – now completed a 10-person operations team will staff the wind farm over its 25-year life span
  • Turnkey real estate and permitting work to snapshot coop transmission line extension
  • Turbine layout and design to pair with irrigation operations.

SERVICES PROVIDED: Development Services

SIZE: 144.9 MW

LOCATION: Cameron County, TX

OPERATING SINCE: December 2019

TURBINE EQUIPMENT: 46 Nordex Acciona AW125 3.15 MW wind turbines

TRANSMISSION:1-138 kV Substation, 6-mile Transmission Line

INTERCONNECTION: 138 kV System of South Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc.

LAND: 15 landowners

EPC CONTRACTOR: Acciona Energy

DEVELOPER: Cielo Wind Power

OWNER: Acciona Energy

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