Installed capacity of 180-megawatts of renewable energy

Project overview

Wildcat Creek Wind Farm is located approximately 50 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth in southwestern Cooke County, between the towns of Era and Muenster. The project is sited on land primarily used for ranching and agriculture. Wildcat Creek has strong support from local landowners and will have minimal impact on current land use.

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Economic benefits

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

Approx. $252 million

Capital investment

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$3 million

Paid to local governments

Energy savings
$10+ million

Paid to landowners

$202.6 million

Spent locally

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Job creation

280 construction jobs and 9 permanent jobs created

Renewable energy technology

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Energy security

Wildcat Creek helps strengthen energy security for the state of Texas and the United States, helping diversify domestic supply.
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Wildcat Creek Wind Farm consists of approximately 52 Siemens-Gamesa wind turbines spanning a project area of nearly 16,000 acres. The largest turbines have a nameplate capacity of 4.8 MW.
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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
320 million gallons of water saved each year

Wildcat Creek saves more than 320 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

Wildcat Creek Wind Farm
Operations & Maintenance Office

7239 FM 1198
Gainesville, TX 76240