First Wind buys Texas wind energy project from Westerly Wind

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Westerly Wind and Big Sky Wind Energy sold 100 percent of the membership interests in Route 66 Wind Power LLC to First Wind Texas Holdings LLC, a unit of First Wind Holdings.

Route 66 Wind Power is a late stage wind farm development project located on about 20,000 acres in Armstrong and Carson counties, east of Amarillo, Texas. Route 66 Wind Power has potential capacity of up to 200 MW and expects to deliver clean renewable power to the ERCOT power markets through the new CREZ transmission system.

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