New Japanese owner and Nordex turbines for 300 MW wind farm in Texas

Nordex has received an order to supply 67 N155 / 4.X turbines in 4.5 MW operating mode for the 300MW El Sauz El Sauz (300 MW) countryWillacy County, Texas, USA, North America Click here for full details Wind farm in Willacy County, Texas, which was acquired this week by Jera Americas, a subsidiary of Japanese utility Jera. The order includes a five-year service contract for turbines.

Jera is a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power Group and Chubu Electric Power Group, which supplies 30% of Japan’s electricity. Yesterday (December 2nd) the company announced that it had entered into a share purchase agreement with El Sauz developer Apex Clean Energy to acquire 100% of the project.

Construction will start in early 2022 and commissioning is scheduled for the last quarter of the year.

In 2020, Jera founded Jera Renewables NA under Jera Americas to develop 2 GW of renewable energy projects in the United States. Jera is aiming for a 5GW portfolio of renewable energies worldwide. El Sauz will be the first company to start operations in the United States.

“This project marks the beginning of our planned extensive and growing commitment to renewable energies in [Texas] and across the country, “said Steven Winn, CEO of Jera Americas.

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