in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

Mesa Power, a Dallas-headquartered wind developer, has submitted documents to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) to add 4,000 MW of wind-generated electricity to the power grid in Texas. The filing with ERCOT details plans for Mesa Power's wind project, which, when completed as projected in late 2011, would be the world's largest wind farm, according to the company.

The project will include up to 2,700 turbines on up to 200,000 acres in Roberts and adjacent counties in the Texas Panhandle. Mesa Power says that it plans to construct a power line and deliver the electricity from the wind farm to either the Oklaunion or Anna substations.

Company officials add that the project is well under way, with feasibility studies and wind tower data collection continuing.


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Quebec Government Postpones Wind Power RFP; No New Date Scheduled

The request for proposals (RFP) is part of an overall 800 MW wind power tranche that will serve as a bridge to the next phase in the province's energy future.


Setting The Record Straight: How Many Birds Do Wind Turbines Really Kill?

Several peer-reviewed studies are more or less in agreement with avian mortality rates caused by wind turbines. However, one study, which is wildly off from the others, is most often cited in the media. Why?


Six Takeaways From The IRS' Start Of Construction Guidance: What You Need To Know

The IRS recently issued guidance to wind developers to further spell out what "start of construction" means. Will you be covered?


Eagle Take Permits For Wind Farms - Will They Fly?

Now that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued the first permit allowing the legal take of eagles, can wind developers expect more certainty in the agency's application process?


Despite 2013 Challenges, U.S. Wind Power Reaches All-Time Low Price

In a new report, the U.S. Department of Energy details the highs and lows of the country's wind industry last year, and the agency maintains that the U.S. sector remains strong.

Renewable NRG_id1934
Canwea_id1984
UnitedEquip_id1995
Tower Conference_id1965