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As per the contract, GE will supply three-bladed, upwind, horizontal-axis wind turbines with a rotor diameter of 103m and a hub height of 80m.

The Texas wind project, construction of which was started in December 2013, will be built in two phases on the 30,000 acre of land.

Upon completion and fully operational by the end of 2015, the project is expected to generate 1,784.2GWh of electricity per year with a net capacity factor of 50.5%.

NGP executive vice president Ania Kuna said, "We are pleased to announce our selection for GE to supply 235 turbines model GE 1.7-103 and related services for the 400MW Texas Wind Project."

"Evaluating project risk and performance upfront is critical. GE’s wealth of experience and sophisticated technology proves to have world-class efficiency and power output to ensure project success," Kuna added.

Image: NGP selects GE for supply of 145 turbines for wind project in Texas, US. Photo: courtesy of pakorn/