Jumbo Hill wind project in Texas

Wind - Jumbo Hill

Overview

Jumbo Hill is located adjacent to the border between New Mexico and Texas in a rural area where large-scale energy projects bring much needed economic development, including short- and long-term employment as well as tax benefits to the local community. The project site is surrounded by large ranch holdings and active oil and gas drilling associated with the Permian Basin

  • Location: Andrews County, Texas
  • Status: Operational
  • COD: April 2020
  • Project MW: 160 MW
  • Customer: Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Wind - Jumbo Hill

Project Details

Real estate

  • Over 26,000 acres of land under long-term lease, including all planned wind turbine, collection lines, and access roads
  • 2.5-mile overhead transmission line route required for project under easement

Interconnection

  • Generator Interconnection Agreement executed in June 2018
  • Point of Interconnection to tap the existing Andrews County South to Fullerton 138 kV line

Environment and Permitting

Environment

  • Full wildlife site characterization studies completed per U.S. Fish & Wildlife Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines
  • No significant biological constraints identified
  • No incidental take or eagle take permits required

Permitting

  • No discretionary permits required
  • Ministerial permits for construction/operation of project are currently being obtained
  • FAA Determinations of No Hazard submitted for current layout
Wind - Jumbo Hill
Mast and nacelle assembly
Climbers review
Operational wind turbines
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