E.ON invests in 440 megawatt wind farm in Texas
E.ON will build a new onshore wind farm in the USA. The 440-megawatt Big Raymond wind farm in Texas is the largest single phase project E.ON has ever completed in the United States. The investment amounts more than 500 million US Dollar. Under long-term power purchase agreement, E.ON has already sold the subscription rights from 200 megawatt of the plant for a period of 12 years. The customer is Austin Energy, the City’s community-owned electric utility.
The development is located in Willacy, Cameron and Hidalgo counties. Construction will start at the end of the year. Together with the current wind- and photovoltaic-projects under construction, E.ON is currently implementing more than 900 megawatts of renewable energy in the USA. E.ON has built more than 3,800 megawatt of solar, wind, and energy storage projects across the USA, others are in preparation.