Stanton Wind Energy


Stanton Wind

Stanton Wind Energy (SWE) is a 120 MW wind power facility in Martin County, Texas. In 2009, Perennial, in conjunction with Sumitomo Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, acquired a 42.5% interest in SWE. The Stanton wind project was developed and is managed and operated by Stanton Wind Holdings LLC, a 100% subsidiary of Invenergy Wind North America LLC, one of the leading wind developers in the U.S. The remaining share is held by GE Energy Financial Services and Invenergy group.

The project utilizes 80 1.5MW General Electric turbines and has been in continuous operations since it commenced commercial operation in February 2008. This 120MW wind power facility, when compared to coal power plants, will contribute a reduction of approximately 800,000 tons of carbon dioxide emission annually and 20,000,000 tons over a 25-year span.

Capacity: 120 MW
Technology: GE 1.5 MW
COD: Feb 2008
Partners: Invenergy, BAML, TPG
Market: ERCOT
Project Share: 42.5%