Golden Spread Panhandle Wind Ranch®

SIZE: 78.2  MW

LOCATION:  Oldham and Potter Counties, Texas

OPERATING SINCE:   2011

UTILITY: Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc.

TURBINE EQUIPMENT:34 – Siemens 2.3MW

TRANSMISSION:230 kV, 20 miles

INTERCONNECT: Bushland Interchange

LAND: 14 landowners; 7,200 acres

CONTRACTOR: Wanzek Construction, Inc.

DEVELOPER: Cielo Wind Power

OWNER:  Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Energy for approximately 27,000 households per year
  • Facility utilizes a joint interconnect with Edison Mission
  • Cielo’s first sale of a wind facility to a coop utility

Golden Spread tower initial build

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Golden Spread aerial view