E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) North America has started operating its Magic Valley Wind Farm in Raymondville, Texas.
The project is powered by 112 Vestas 1.8 MW turbines, providing more than 200 MW of power. Construction was completed by Blattner Energy.
More than 200 people were hired during construction, and the project will employ approximately 20 permanent positions in Willacy County on the wind farm.
The operation of this project marks the 16th operational wind farm in North America for EC&R, giving the company more than 2,000 MW online in the state of Texas alone.
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