Austin and Houston, TX, Oct. 19, 2006 — Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES-Americas) and Horizon Wind Energy announced that Horizon has purchased the second 200 MW phase (Post Oak) of the Lone Star Wind Farm from RES-Americas. RES-Americas Construction received a notice to proceed with construction activities on the site.
With the notice to proceed on the Post Oak phase of the Lone Star Project, RES-Americas announced that it now has 1,076 MW of wind farms under construction in the United States. Horizon’s purchase of the project will bring Horizon’s expected net MW ownership to over 1300 MW by the end of 2007.
The Post Oak project, located in Callahan and Shackelford counties in Texas, has been under development by RES since 2002. The project will utilize one hundred 2.0 MW Gamesa wind turbine generators, and is located adjacent to the first phase of the Lone Star Wind Farm, which is currently being constructed by RES-Americas Construction for Horizon Wind Energy.
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