Duke Energy has signed agreements with Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to provide wind turbines for the two phases of Duke Energy's Los Vientos Windpower Project in Willacy County, Texas.
Siemens will provide 87 2.3 MW turbines for Duke Energy Renewables' 200 MW Los Vientos I Windpower Project. MHI was chosen to supply 84 2.4 MW turbines for the 202 MW Los Vientos II Windpower Project. The first delivery of turbines at both sites is expected by June 2012.
Construction at both project sites will begin in December, with commercial operation of the wind farms anticipated by late 2012.