Wind Farm in Texas’ Cactus Flats Sells its Output to New Buyer

Wind Farm in Texas’ Cactus Flats Sells its Output to New Buyer

June 12, 2017

by Margarita Fournier, Copyright 2016 by Competitive Assets, LLC.  All rights reserved

Texas wind farms seem to have no trouble in selling their output. According to Power Engineering, “General Mills announced it has a 15-year power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems for the 150-MW Cactus Flats wind project under development in Concho County, Texas. The company will purchase renewable energy credits to apply toward its carbon emission reduction goals. ‘As we help mitigate the impacts of climate change, investing in wind energy is the right thing to do,’ said John Church, Executive Vice President of Supply Chain at General Mills. ‘This investment is another step towards reducing our energy footprint and achieving sustainable emission levels – in line with scientific consensus – by 2050.’ The remaining 50MW of power was previously purchased by General Motors.”

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