Grady Wind

Curry County, New Mexico

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Commercial Operation 2019
Facility Megawatt Capacity 220
Owned Megawatts 102
Equipment Manufacturer Siemens
Equipment Model SWT 2.3-108
Power Purchaser SMUD
Revenue Type PPA
Contract Tenor 25 year
518 Million

gallons of water conserved

967,000

metric tons of CO2 avoided

89,000

houses powered

*how we arrived at these numbers

*Offset metrics are based on comparison with region coal fleet emissions when available or average US coal fleet

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Located in Eastern New Mexico’s Curry County, Grady Wind represents one of Pattern Energy’s newest investments in the state and harvests a portion of New Mexico’s vast world-class wind resource. Together with the adjacent Broadview Wind facility, also in Curry County, Grady Wind represents the largest clean power investment in the history of New Mexico.


$1.2 Billion Economic Impact


650 Construction Jobs at Peak


18 Full-time Permanent Jobs


220 Megawatt Capacity


 

 

Economic Benefits

  • Approximately $1.6 billion in regional impacts, including indirect and induced impacts
  • Approximately $191.2 million in locally sourced construction expenditures
  • A 52% increase in construction jobs from what was estimated previously in 2015, during the construction phases of the Grady and Broadview Wind facilities
  • Grady Wind is specially designed to minimize impacts to local habitats for the Lesser Prairie Chicken and Pattern is proud to contribute to the conservation and preservation of this iconic species and its habitat

 

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