Capricorn Ridge 4

Sterling County, Texas

United States

Wind

Technical details

The objective of the project is to increase the amount of wind-generated electricity that is supplied to the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) substation in Coke County, TX, a part of the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) grid. The towers have a rated wind speed of 12 m/s, three rotor blades, a rotor diameter of 77 meters, sweep area of 4,657m2 and a rotor speed of 10.1-20.4 rpm. The towers also come equipped with a control system that is a programmable logic controller and has a remote control and monitoring system.

Percent Utilized

99.999%

Total Capacity

112.5 MW

Instrument Type

Carbon Offset