State Land Office Dedicated to New Mexico’s Renewable Future
SANTA FE, NM – PNE USA, Inc. has won a bid to develop a wind farm on 7,636 acres of state trust land in Union and Colfax Counties. The area has been designated as prime for wind energy generation and will be in close proximity to two existing transmission lines. The state trust land portion of the project is anticipated to generate 31 megawatts (MW) from 11 turbines, enough capacity to power approximately 6,200 New Mexico households. This project is expected to generate $8 million over the course of the lease.