- Published: 13 September 2006 13 September 2006
FPL Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of FPL Group had completed 662MW of the Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center in Texas making it the largest wind farm in the world as of the end of August.
When the last phase of the project is complete later this month, the Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center will have a total capacity of 735MW. The Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center is comprised of 291 GE 1.5MW wind turbines and 130 Siemens 2.3MW wind turbines spread over nearly 47,000 acres in Taylor and Nolan County, Texas. The first phase of the project consisting of 213MW was completed in late 2005; phase two consisting of 223.5MW was completed in the second quarter of 2006; and, phase three consisting of 299MW, of which 225MW are already operational, is expected to be completed by the end of September.