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Mariah del Norte Wind: A look back (Palmer County, Texas)

Updated: Mar 25, 2022

Mariah North Wind Statistics/Background

Total Owned Capacity: 230.4 MW

Number of Turbines: 96

Turbine Capacity: 2.4MW

COD: 2016

All wind farms COD in 2015

Mariah North Wind Transaction History

On Feb. 11, 2016, First Reserve, one of the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firms exclusively focused on energy, announced the acquisition of the Mariah North Wind power project from Mariah Acquisition. Upon completion, Mariah North Wind is expected to generate 230 MW of wind power, serving the high-demand ERCOT market in Parmer County, Texas, with a 13-year, fixed price hedge for its power production.

First Reserve Acquires Mariah North Wind Power Project In The Texas Panhandle (

First Reserve Wind Energy Investment Professionals

Mark Florian – Institutional | BlackRock

On February 01, 2017, BlackRock, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Funds (FREIF), the equity infrastructure franchise of First Reserve, a leading global private equity firm exclusively focused on energy. The Energy Infrastructure team will join BlackRock’s Infrastructure Investment platform.

Map of Mariah Del Norte Wind Farm (Palmer County, TX)


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