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Pattern Energy signs PPA with Uniper for wind power in New Mexico

Pattern Energy Group LP today announced a deal to supply up to 219 GWh of electricity annually from a wind farm in New Mexico to Uniper over a 15-year term.Western Spirit Wind will use 377 wind turbines by General Electric.The wind power purchase agreement (PPA) has been struck for electricity from the 1,050-MW Western Spirit … Continue reading Pattern Energy signs PPA with Uniper for wind power in New Mexico

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New Mexico Wind power Project Will Be Capable Of Powering The Equivalent Of 590,000 Homes

Pretty soon the bristly grasses of the high plains won’t be the only thing catching the wind in central New Mexico: Western Spirit Wind, an installation built by the southwestern utility Pattern Energy, is set to deliver more than 1,050 megawatts of renewable energy from four separate wind farms. The Western Spirit Wind project is … Continue reading New Mexico Wind power Project Will Be Capable Of Powering The Equivalent Of 590,000 Homes

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GE announces 1050 MW order of wind energy from Pattern Energy

Agreement includes 377 2 MW wind turbines. Will power the equivalent of 590,000 US homes. Western Spirit Wind farms combined with new and existing transmission lines will help New Mexico reach its renewable energy goals.GE Energy Financial Services underwrote and has committed to provide tax equity to the project. GE Energy Consulting is providing critical … Continue reading GE announces 1050 MW order of wind energy from Pattern Energy

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Xcel Energy announces completion of 522-megawatt Sagamore wind power project

The completion of Xcel Energy’s new 522-megawatt sagamore wind Project in Roosevelt County, New Mexico was announced Wednesday, December 16, via Zoom. The project will serve more than 190,000 homes in the area and will employ 20 to 30 full-time jobs to continue operations on the wind farm. Xcel invested more than 900 million dollars … Continue reading Xcel Energy announces completion of 522-megawatt Sagamore wind power project

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Pattern Energy Adds Clines Corners Development to 1,000+ MW of Western Spirit Wind Set for 2020 Construction

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Clines Corners wind power development opportunity located in Torrance and Guadalupe Counties, New Mexico, from Orion Wind Power Resources, LLC, a joint venture between Orion Renewable Energy Group LLC (Orion) and MAP® Energy (MAP®). The Clines Corners development opportunity will … Continue reading Pattern Energy Adds Clines Corners Development to 1,000+ MW of Western Spirit Wind Set for 2020 Construction

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Xcel Energy new wind farm in New Mexico

Xcel Energy has poured the first 66 foundations for what will be a 240 wind turbines in a wind farm in eastern New Mexico. Xcel Energy recently began construction on a $900 million wind farm southeast of Portales, New Mexico, the Santa Fe New Mexican reports. The 522-megawatt Sagamore Wind Power Project will be the … Continue reading Xcel Energy new wind farm in New Mexico

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New Mexico wind power projects move forward

Two wind energy projects in New Mexico moved forward last week as the state works to shift its reliance from fossil fuels to renewable energy. In Roosevelt County, Xcel Energy’s Sagamore Wind Project broke ground on Dec. 16 to provide 522 megawatts (MW) of wind energy near Dora by the end of 2020. The wind farm … Continue reading New Mexico wind power projects move forward

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Wind energy project brings 522 MW to New Mexico

Xcel Energy broke ground on what will be the single largest wind energy plant in New Mexico.  Upon completion in late 2020, the 522-megawatt Sagamore Wind Project, near Dora in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, is expected to boost the area’s power supply with clean, affordable wind energy. This wind farm will also reduce fuel costs … Continue reading Wind energy project brings 522 MW to New Mexico

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, Chosen for International Concentrated Solar Power Conference

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that the United States will host the world’s biggest conference on concentrating solar power (CSP) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In October 2020, SolarPACES (Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems), a program of the International Energy Agency, will bring together researchers from around the world to talk about the … Continue reading Albuquerque, New Mexico, Chosen for International Concentrated Solar Power Conference

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Pattern Development Begins Operations at Grady Wind Power Facility in New Mexico

New Mexico’s newest wind power facility is now up and running. Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (“Pattern Development”) today announced it has completed construction and begun operations at its 220 megawatt (MW) Grady Wind facility located in Curry County, New Mexico. This is the third and final phase of a 544 MW suite of wind … Continue reading Pattern Development Begins Operations at Grady Wind Power Facility in New Mexico

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Xcel Energy announces construction of largest wind farm in New Mexico

The 522-megawatt Sagamore Wind Power Project in Roosevelt County will provide enough clean, affordable electricity to power close to 194,000 homes annually. Once completed, Sagamore will be the state’s largest wind energy facility. “Sagamore will pay for itself in the fuel cost savings it will generate by using some of the region’s most abundant resources … Continue reading Xcel Energy announces construction of largest wind farm in New Mexico

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Xcel Energy adds $700m Hale wind power project to Texas-New Mexico wind farm build

A wind farm built by the largest energy provider in southeast New Mexico went into service last month, serving customers in Texas and New Mexico. Xcel Energy announced the opening of its Hale Wind Project, centered in Plainview, Texas, which went into commercial operations June 28. The company invested $700 million in the project, per … Continue reading Xcel Energy adds $700m Hale wind power project to Texas-New Mexico wind farm build

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Siemens Gamesa secures two wind energy orders in the U.S. for its SG 4.5-145 wind turbine totaling 487 MW

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected by EDF Renewables North America to supply turbines for the Coyote and Oso Grande projects, located in the United States. The deals further confirm the commercial success of the SG 4.5-145 and feature a service and maintenance agreement for Siemens Gamesa’s premium maintenance program, offering the best in scale … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures two wind energy orders in the U.S. for its SG 4.5-145 wind turbine totaling 487 MW

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The Energy Transition Act will increase New Mexico’s use of clean energy

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham today signed into law The Energy Transition Act (SB489), advancing the state’s national leadership in renewable energy with a goal to source 50 percent of New Mexico’s energy from renewable sources by 2030. The law sets even higher goals for the future, targeting 80 percent renewable energy by 2040 … Continue reading The Energy Transition Act will increase New Mexico’s use of clean energy

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Seven states to double their wind power in near term as Q3 wind farm development picks up

Most powerful land-based wind turbines to date emerge as U.S. wind power continues strong growth. even states, from Nebraska to Massachusetts, will soon build enough wind turbines to more than double their capacity to generate clean and reliable wind energy, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2018 Market … Continue reading Seven states to double their wind power in near term as Q3 wind farm development picks up

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Pattern starts on new wind power plant in New Mexico

The Eastern New Mexico News reports officials celebrated Thursday the start of work on a new wind project in Grady, New Mexico. The San Francisco-based Pattern Energy, an affiliate of Pattern Development, is helping construct the 221-megawatt project and it’s expected to power around 90,000 homes each year. Facility Manager Ben Givens said the new … Continue reading Pattern starts on new wind power plant in New Mexico

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New Mexico wind energy company strikes deal with California

The company behind it, Pattern Energy Group, already operates one wind farm in eastern New Mexico sending power to California, and another is under construction. The deal is part of California’s goal to get 50 percent of electricity from renewable sources within the next couple of years. New Mexico wind is set to provide more … Continue reading New Mexico wind energy company strikes deal with California

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Pattern Development Signs PPA in New Mexico with Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power

Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (Pattern Development) today announced it has signed 15-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) and Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) to deliver wind power from the 200 megawatt (MW) Duran Mesa Wind project currently in development near Corona, New Mexico. SVCE has signed a 15-year PPA … Continue reading Pattern Development Signs PPA in New Mexico with Silicon Valley Clean Energy and Monterey Bay Community Power

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Pattern Development Acquires Western Spirit Transmission Line and Mesa Canyons Wind Project in New Mexico

Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (Pattern Development) announced today the acquisition of two development assets in New Mexico from Clean Line Energy Partners, the Western Spirit Transmission Line (Western Spirit) and the Mesa Canyons Wind Farm (Mesa Canyons). The addition of Mesa Canyons will bring Pattern Development’s wind development footprint in the Estancia Valley of … Continue reading Pattern Development Acquires Western Spirit Transmission Line and Mesa Canyons Wind Project in New Mexico

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Xcel Energy Gets Approval for New Wind Energy Facilities

New large wind energy facilities that will return significant savings to Xcel Energy’s Texas and New Mexico customers over 30 years have gained verbal approval from Texas regulators. In discussion today, the Public Utility Commission of Texas agreed to advance a plan to add 1,230 megawatts of additional wind energy to the regional generating mix. … Continue reading Xcel Energy Gets Approval for New Wind Energy Facilities

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