BP Building 4th Wind Farm In North Texas

FORT WORTH (AP) – Texas is getting another wind farm.

BP Wind Energy on Wednesday announced construction has begun on its 90-turbine Trinity Hills wind farm in Archer and Young counties. The site is about 90 miles northwest of Fort Worth.

BP Wind Energy says the complex will have a generating capacity of 225 megawatts, producing enough electricity to support more than 65,000 homes.

Two of BP’s wind farms became operational in 2008. The third is expected to be in commercial operation by the end of 2011.

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One Comment

  1. Casey says:

    That blows.

  2. tim says:

    how many houses will it supply when the wind dosent blow none the only one that it will benifit will be general electric an d the politicians you texans better beware they did that in okla. now the cant get the electric anyware because people dont want the land crosed with electric towers 750 kv they look like erector set not poles read your contract real good there only good 12 years and in most contracts land owner is responible for the removal. and it is in there wear they can put transmision wires all over your property it is in court hear now becarefull

  3. Carl says:

    Wow tim. your smarter than all those engineers and executives at BP.

  4. ONEIDA STILES says:

    Dear Sirs: I am a member of the Graham Kiwanis Club. We are interested in having a Program presented on the Wind Farm of North Texas. Is there someone in your Company that would be able to present this program? We could advertise in the Graham Leader for other interested persons to attend. At present we have an opening on May 26th or sometime in the month of June.
    We meet on Thursdays, have lunch and then a program.
    Thank you for your time and interest.

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