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DESERT SKY WIND

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Project Overview

The Desert Sky Wind project is an approximately 170-megawatt (MW) wind farm located near the town of Iraan in West Texas. Initially constructed in 2001, it features 107 wind turbines and underwent a full repowering in 2018. AEP Renewables and Invenergy own and operate the wind farm.

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Facts At A Glance

Project Type

Wind Turbine

Project Name

Desert Sky Wind

Project Location

West Texas

Status

Operating

Commercial Operation

2001 (initial); 2018 (repower)

EPC

Blattner Energy

Owner

AEP Renewables, Invenergy

Operator

AEP Renewables

Wind Farm Rating

170 MW

Number of Wind Turbines

107

Turbine Rating

1.5 MW - 1.85 MW

Rotor Diameter

82.5m - 100m

Hub Height

65m - 80m

Turbine Manufacturer

General Electric