EDF Energies Nouvelles has announced the commissioning of the Longhorn wind farm by its North American subsidiary EDF Renewable Energy.
Located in North Texas, the Longhorn wind farm is comprised of 100 Vestas turbines with a unit capacity of 2MW, with a total installed capacity of 200MW. The Longhorn wind farm is tied into the Competitive Renewable Energy Zone (CREZ) transmission line. The power generated by the wind farm is sold into the ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) local power market and covered by a long-term, fixed-price energy purchase agreement. Balance-of-plant operations & maintenance services at the new wind farm is provided by EDF Renewable Services, EDF Energies Nouvelles’ subsidiary in North America specialised in this activity.