The wind facility, which is being jointly developed by Sumitomo and BNB Renewable Energy, will feature 118 General Electric (GE) 1.7MW turbines and will enter service in the second quarter of 2015.

Under the agreement, EDF Renewable will provide the operations and maintenance services for the facility which include the collection system, substation, transformers, transmission lines, switchgear, equipment, machinery, fiber optic cables for the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system, control systems, communication systems, foundations, poles, O&M facility.

EDF Renewable Services’ NERC compliant Operations Control Center (OCC) will also perform remote services for the facility.

EDF Renewable Services business development director Dalen Copeland said: "EDF Renewable Services looks forward to deploying our depth of experience to assist our valued customer in achieving operational expectations.

"With a growing workforce in Texas we can optimize our services and technical strength in the region."

The power generated by the facility will be sold to American food firm Mars under a power purchase agreement.