EDF Renewable Energy Reaches Agreement to Acquire Longhorn Wind Energy

EDF Renewable Energy today announced it has reached an agreement with Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) to acquire the 200 megawatt (MW) Longhorn Wind Project in Texas. Construction is expected to commence later this year in order to qualify the project for the Production Tax Credit (PTC).

The project encompasses approximately 14,000 acres in Floyd and Briscoe Counties, 60 miles northeast of Lubbock, Texas, and will take advantage of the CREZ (Competitive Renewable Energy Zone) transmission lines connecting the wind generating capacity of the Texas Panhandle to high electricity demand areas in the state.

“Longhorn represents our third wind project acquisition in the Texas Panhandle this year, and brings EDF Renewable Energy