135 MW US wind farm enters commercial operation

9 January 2006 – A wind farm located in Nolan County, Texas, US, has entered commercial operation, generating 135 MW from 90 GE wind turbines.

The Sweetwater 3 / Cottonwood Creek Wind Farm was funded by Catamount Energy and Babcock & Brown. Houston based DKRW Energy acted as the lead project developer with assistance from both Catamount and Babcock & Brown.

Catamount currently owns and operates wind projects in Europe and the US and the company said it expected to close one major wind project agreement in America in 2006 and welcome its first completed projects in the UK a year later.