Southwest Mesa Wind Ranch®

[singlepic=1464,200,100,,right]LOCATION: West Texas (Upton & Crockett County), Southeast of McCamey, TX

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 continues to have a close relationship with landowners, county officials and local contractors that participated in the project.
  • The company is a major participant in the annual Memorial Day weekend BBQ and rodeo as well as a sponsor for the annual Earth Day celebration.