GE wind turbines to power Colorado wind farm

General Electric (GE) will supply Golden West Power Partners LLC with 147 GE 1.7-100 wind turbines for the Golden West Wind Farm in El Paso County, Colo. Once operational, the Golden West Wind Farm will produce 249.9 MW of electricity, which would be equivalent to the required energy needs of about 77,500 homes in the U.S.

The Golden West Wind Farm will help meet Colorado’s renewable portfolio standard, which requires 30 percent of the state’s power to come from renewable sources by 2020. The power from the project will be sold to Public Service of Colorado, an Xcel Energy company, via a 25-year power purchase agreement.

GE will provide start up and commissioning services and is finalizing an agreement to provide operations and maintenance through a five-year operations support agreement for the Golden West Wind Farm. GE will also provide 24/7 remote monitoring and diagnostics through its remote operations center in Schenectady, N.Y.

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