Southwest Mesa Wind Ranch®

SIZE: 75 MW

COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS DATE: May 1999

UTILITY: Central and Southwest Corporation, a former retail affiliate of AEP

TURBINE EQUIPMENT: 107 Micon 700 kW Turbines

TRANSMISSION: 1- 75 MVA 138 kV Substation

INTERCONNECT: Radial line into AEP’s 138KV line which runs from McCamey North to Big Lake Circuit

LAND: 120 landowners on over 4,100 Acres

DEVELOPER & MINOR EPC: Cielo Wind Power

MAJORITY OWNER: Florida Power and Light (FPL)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Cielo Wind maintains communications with landowners,county officials and local contractors who participated in the project