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Independent power producer EDF Renewable Energy has acquired the 194 MW Spinning Spur 3 Wind Project from Cielo Wind Power LP.

Spinning Spur 3 is located on approximately 18,000 acres in Oldham County, Texas, roughly 50 miles west of Amarillo. EDF expects the project to enter commercial operation by the end of 2015 utilizing the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas' Competitive Renewable Energy Zone transmission lines.

According to EDF, the electricity generated from the Spinning Spur 3 Wind Project will be provided to two municipal utilities, Georgetown Utility Systems and Garland Power & Light, under long-term power purchase agreements.


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