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TXU Electric and FPL Energy Announce Major Wind Power Project

  • Tuesday, 25th July 2000
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One of the largest wind power contracts in U.S. history was announced on Wednesday by TXU Electric & Gas and FPL Energy, LLC. The 160-megawatt project will generate enough electricity to annually power about 29,000 homes for Texas customers. FPL Energy will build, own and operate 242 wind turbines in West Texas. Each white wind turbine stands 166 feet tall and weighs a total of 143,000 pounds. The fiberglass blades are 76 feet long. Construction will begin late this year, and FPL Energy officials say that TXU Electric customers should be receiving the renewable energy by the third quarter of 2001. Under the contract, FPL Energy will provide approximately 500 million-kilowatt hours of electricity per year.


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