Brazos Wind Farm

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Brazos Wind Farm
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Brazos Wind Farm, Fluvanna, Texas
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Brazos Wind Ranch
CountryUnited States
Location Fluvanna, Texas
Coordinates 32°57′00″N101°08′49″W / 32.949889°N 101.146912°W / 32.949889; -101.146912 Coordinates: 32°57′00″N101°08′49″W / 32.949889°N 101.146912°W / 32.949889; -101.146912
Commission date 2003
Owner(s) Mitsui, Shell Wind Energy
Power generation
Units operational160
Make and model Mitsubishi
Nameplate capacity 160 MW

The Brazos Wind Farm, also known as the Green Mountain Energy Wind Farm at Brazos, is located in Borden and Scurry counties in Texas. It has 160 wind turbines, each rated at one megawatt (MW) and supplied by Mitsubishi, and was completed in December 2003. [1] The wind farm sells generated power on a long-term basis to a local power distributor, TXU Energy, to supply approximately 30,000 homes in Texas. 50% of the Brazos Wind Farm is owned by Shell Wind Energy, Inc. [2]

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