Clearway reaches financial close for Mesquite Star wind farm
Clearway Energy Group has closed the financing of the 419MW Mesquite Star wind farm in Fischer and Nolan counties, Texas. A Mizuho-led bank group, including KeyBank, MUFG, and Santander, provided construction finance while BHE Renewables is providing a tax equity commitment.
Simultaneous with financial close, Clearway issued a Notice to Proceed to the EPC contractor Blattner Energy. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will supply 118 turbines for the project. Commercial operation is expected in early 2020.