Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center

wind farm in Texas, USA

Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center is a large wind farm with 735.5 megawatt (MW) capacity. It consists of 291 GE 1.5 MW wind turbines and 130 Siemens 2.3 MW wind turbines spread over nearly 47,000 acres (190 km²) of land in Taylor and Nolan County, Texas.[1]

Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center
CountryUnited States
LocationTexas
Coordinates32°11′24″N 100°01′48″W / 32.19000°N 100.03000°W / 32.19000; -100.03000Coordinates: 32°11′24″N 100°01′48″W / 32.19000°N 100.03000°W / 32.19000; -100.03000
StatusOperational
Commission date2005
Owner(s)InvestEnergyGroup
Wind farm
TypeOnshore
Power generation
Units operational421
Make and modelGE Wind Energy: GE 1.5 MW
Siemens: Siemens 2.3 MW
Nameplate capacity735.5 MW
Capacity factor29.8% (average 2007–2018)
Annual net output1,919 GW⋅h (6,910 TJ)

The first phase of the Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center consisted of 213 MW and was completed in late 2005; phase two consisted of 223.5 MW and was completed in the second quarter of 2006; phase three which consisted of 299 MW, was completed by the end of 2006.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 FPL Energy, LLC (2007-09-07). "Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center now largest wind farm in the world". FPL Energy, LLC. Retrieved 2007-06-14.

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