Grady Wind

 

Located in Eastern New Mexico’s Curry County, Grady Wind represents one of Pattern Energy’s newest investments in the state and harvests a portion of New Mexico’s vast world-class wind resource. Together with the adjacent Broadview Wind facility, also in Curry County, Grady Wind represents the largest clean power investment in the history of New Mexico.

Commercial Operation: 2019

$1.2 Billion Economic Impact

650 Construction Jobs at Peak

18 Full-time Permanent Jobs

220 Megawatt Capacity

Project Location

Legend

 

   Wind Project

    Transmission Line

 

Legend

 

   Wind Project

    Transmission Line

Economic Benefits 

 

  • Approximately $1.6 billion in regional impacts, including indirect and induced impacts
  • Approximately $191.2 million in locally sourced construction expenditures
  • A 52% increase in construction jobs from what was estimated previously in 2015, during the construction phases of the Grady and Broadview Wind facilities
  • Grady Wind is specially designed to minimize impacts to local habitats for the Lesser Prairie Chicken and Pattern is proud to contribute to the conservation and preservation of this iconic species and its habitat

Pattern Energy New Mexico Stories

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A Marine and his $120K USMC Motorcycle

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Clovis Back to School Bash

On August 7, 2021, the Curry County and Clovis Chamber of Commerce hosted a Back to School Bash at the Clovis Civic Center.

Aerial of Tucucmcari HS grads street art

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Here then, a short treat: Aerial footage of the street art directly in front of Tucucmcari High School’s gymnasium, created by graduating seniors. 


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