BP Wind Energy has announced that its Sherbino II wind project in Pecos County, Texas, has begun construction. Mortenson is providing construction services for the 150 MW project.
The project is located on a 20,000-acre site and will utilize 60 Clipper Windpower C-96 wind turbines, each with a rated capacity of 2.5 MW. The project is expected to be in commercial operation by the end of the year and is 100% owned and will be operated by BP Wind Energy.
The power output from the project will be delivered into the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas transmission system and sold on the wholesale power market.