Pattern Completes Construction of Largest US Renewable Energy Project

Western Spirit Wind totals 1,050 MW of new wind power in New Mexico.

Hart Energy Staff
Pattern Completes Construction of Largest US Renewable Energy Project

 Pattern Energy’s Western Spirit Wind facilities in New Mexico. (Source: Pattern Energy)

Pattern Energy Group LP has completed construction and begun commercial operation of its suite of Western Spirit Wind power projects, the company said on Jan. 6. Western Spirit Wind is comprised of four wind power facilities totaling more than 1,050 megawatts (MW) located in Guadalupe, Lincoln, and Torrance Counties in central New Mexico.

The four wind power facilities that comprise Western Spirit Wind utilize a total of 377 GE wind turbines ranging from 2.3 to 2.8 MW in size. The GE turbines utilize various tower heights to optimize the wind capture at each facility.

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