- Published: 03 February 2015 03 February 2015
Starwood Energy Group Global has announced that the 211MW Stephens Ranch Wind Project in Texas reached commercial operation (COD) in November 2014.
the project commenced construction of 118 GE 1.79MW wind turbines in December 2013 and was constructed by Wanzek Construction. Stephens Ranch represents the first of two phases that will total 377 MW. The second phase of Stephens Ranch is expected to reach commercial operation in mid-2015. The project feeds into the CREZ (Competitive Renewable Energy Zone) transmission infrastructure in Texas. The power is sold into the ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) power market and supported by a long-term, fixed-price hedge agreement.