Power Marketer, Developer Sign Power Purchase Agreements For "Largest Wind Project in U.S. History"
May 15, 2023 Email This Story Copyright 2010-23 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
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Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) announced it has signed long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. (Shell Energy) and the Regents of the University of California, for a portion of the power from its 3,500+ MW SunZia Wind project.
SunZia Wind is described as, "the largest wind project in the Western Hemisphere, which is comprised of more than 3,500 MW of new wind generation located in Torrance, Lincoln, and San Miguel Counties in New Mexico."
Construction of SunZia Wind is expected to start later this year and be completed in 2026
Pattern Energy Group said that the under-development SunZia Transmission line, a 550-mile ± 525 kV high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line between central New Mexico and south-central Arizona with the capacity to transport 3,000 MW, will support the delivery of energy under the PPAs