Ørsted and Invenergy have commissioned two US wind farms with a combined capacity of nearly 1.3GW.
Invenergy has commissioned the 998MW Traverse Wind Energy Center Traverse Wind Energy Center (998MW) OnshoreBlaine and Custer Counties, Oklahoma, USA, North America Click to see full details in Oklahoma for utility American Electric Power.
Featuring 356 GE 2MW platform turbines, it is the largest wind farm constructed in a single phase in North America.
It forms part of a trio of wind farms developed by Invenergy in north-central Oklahoma, alongside the 199MW Sundance Wind Energy Center Sundance Wind Energy Center (199MW) OnshoreAlva, Oklahoma, USA, North America Click to see full details and 287MW Maverick Wind Energy Center Maverick Wind Energy Center (287MW) OnshoreEnid, Oklahoma, USA, North America Click to see full details. The three cost a combined $2 billion.
Invenergy Services is due to provide operations and maintenance, balance of plant and energy and asset management services for ten years.
Meanwhile, Danish developer Ørsted has begun full commercial operations at its 298MW Haystack Wind Haystack Wind (298MW) OnshoreWayne County, Nebraska, USA, North America Click to see full details in Nebraska.
Comprising 51 SG 5.0-145 turbines, it is supplying Hormel Foods, retail giant Target and PepsiCo.