Posts Tagged ‘Wind farms’

The World’s largest wind power farm.

July 30, 2010

Alta Wind Energy Center (AWEC) will be the world’s largest wind power farm with its 1.550 MW. It will be located in the Tehachapi-Mojavi region (about 100 miles north of urban Los Angeles, U.S.) The wind farm is being developed by Terra-Gen Power and will consist of 300 turbines manufactured by Vestas. This Mega-project will replace the current “largest wind farm” which is in Texas (Roscoe Wind Farm).

The company in charge of this project is Terra-Gen Power, which primarily sells the output of the renewable energy projects to load serving entities under long-term power purchase agreements. In this case, Southern California Edison has agreed to a 25-year power purchase agreement for the power producer. The project is planned to finish in 2011.