New Projects, Renewables, Wind

OwnEnergy, Mortenson build 67 MW wind farm in Texas

Mid-size wind power developer OwnEnergy and Mortenson Construction completed construction on the Windthorst II Wind Farm located in Windthorst, Texas. OwnEnergy developed the project and a fund managed by Blackrock, purchased a majority interest in the project in December 2013.

The Windthorst II Wind Farm will provide $1 million in property tax payments to Archer County for the lifetime of the wind power project.

Mortenson was responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the project, including, the erection of twenty-eight 2.4-MW Siemens (NYSE: SI) wind turbines; foundations; underground collection; 69kv substation and access roads.

The Windthorst II project is the 26th wind facility the renewable energy contractor has built in the state to date out of a total of 140 wind projects completed or under construction throughout North America.

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