New Mexico Wind Energy Project Begins Commercial Operation

 New Mexico Wind Energy Project Begins Commercial Operation

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced that the 250-MW Roosevelt Wind Project in New Mexico began commercial operation.
 
Construction of the 125 Vestas 2-MW wind turbines began in January 2015 and commercial operation was reached Dec. 15, 2015. Southwestern Public Service Co., a subsidiary of Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL), will purchase the generated electricity through a 20-year power purchase agreement.
 
EDF RE has developed more than 7.6 GW of wind, solar, energy storage, biomass and biogas projects throughout North America.



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