Installed capacity of 300-megawatts of renewable energy

Project overview

Los Mirasoles Wind Farm consists of two phases and is located in the Rio Grande Valley, about 16 miles from the U.S. border with Mexico in Hidalgo and Starr Counties. Named after the large sunflowers grown in the area, Los Mirasoles is surrounded by agricultural lands predominately used to grow sorghum, cotton, and sunflowers, as well as within ranching and hunting properties.

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Economic benefits

Los Mirasoles Wind Farm yields significantly in the form of payments to landowners, local spending, and annual community investment. Los Mirasoles Wind Farm is also compatible with other land uses and provides a stable form of income to local landowners.

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$26+ million

Paid to local governments

Energy savings
$5.9 million

Paid to landowners

$104.2 million

Spent locally

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Job creation

211 construction jobs and 20 permanent jobs created

Renewable energy technology

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Energy security

Los Mirasoles helps strengthen energy security for the state of Texas and the United States, helping diversify domestic supply.
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Los Mirasoles I Wind Farm consists of 125 Vestas V110 2 MW wind turbines and Los Mirasoles II Wind Farm consists of 14 Vestas V136 3.6 MW wind turbines.
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Wind energy in the U.S.

Wind is the largest source of renewable electricity generation in the United States, providing 10.1% of the country’s electricity.
Environmental benefits
533 million gallons of water saved each year

Los Mirasoles saves more than 533 million gallons of water each year and prevents the air pollution that causes smog, acid rain, and climate change.



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Contact us

Los Mirasoles Wind Farm
Operations & Maintenance Office

41420 FM 490
McCook, TX 78541