Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Everything is Bigger in Texas - $1 billion wind farm goes live

News from across the 'pond' reaches the Solar Panel Quotes desk that in Texas, everything really is bigger!

In a State typically associated with oil barons, cattle ranches and 10 gallon hats, last week, one of the world's biggest wind farms began operations outside Roscoe, Texas.

The wind farm has a capacity of 781.5MW from 627 wind turbines which cover an area of about 100,000 acres. 1 acre roughly equals the size of a football field.

Read more by clicking here to visit CleanTech Brief.

photo credit: linnybinnypix

1 comment:

  1. That's a HUGE wind farm.
    We have a small one about five miles from here and it's only 99 MW, but it's also the first in Manitoba.
    Nice blog - will keep checking it out.
    Angela Lovell.