E.ON initiates construction on 201 MW South Texas wind farm

Germany-based energy giant E.ON said Thursday it’s begun construction on the Stella Wind Farm, a 201-megawatt project, located in Kenedy County, south of Corpus Christi on the Texas Gulf of Mexico Coast.

The project, powered by 67, 3.0 MW turbines supplied by the Nordex Group, will produce enough electricity to power more than 60,000 homes and marks the fifth Texas coastal project for E.ON, Kallanish Energy learns.

"Stella is our 23rd wind project in North America and represents a significant investment and growth milestone for the business that is now over 3,600 MW," said Silvia Ortin, E.ON’s chief operating officer North America.

The project is expected to be operational by the end of 2018.

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