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

Tucumcari: The Odeon Theater is coming back!

I was at the front door of the Odeon, the movie theater in Tucumcari with stories of its own, and I was imagining the cool, air conditioned interior, the fun of watching a movie with a crowd, and hot buttered popcorn.

New Mexico energizes first leg of major transmission line

Now that the heat of summer has broken, the autumn colors of New Mexico are blazing in a dramatic, gorgeous way. The sun is setting a little earlier, the mornings have a chill in the air, and the outdoors are beckoning!

Colorful Autumn adventures in New Mexico

Now that the heat of summer has broken, the autumn colors of New Mexico are blazing in a dramatic, gorgeous way. The sun is setting a little earlier, the mornings have a chill in the air, and the outdoors are beckoning!

Murals of Tucumcari

Tucucmcari is easy to like. Everyone here is friendly, and when you stop moving, put down the phone and really listen, the place feels timeless.

A Marine and his $120K USMC Motorcycle

For a long time, The Gunny sat in the USMC Museum until its owner had decided it was time for him to sell it. He had one condition: He would only sell to another USMC Veteran. Duplantis and the owner came to an agreement

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 Tucumcari HS grads street art

Each graduating class has painted a section of the street in celebration.

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


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ENMU strengthening New Mexico through scholarships

Oftentimes the scholarships made a difference between a student having a meal plan or not having one, or buying books or not buying books. In this way, the student’s family is helped, and the state as a whole wins.

NM State Fair: Meet the NM State Police Bomb Squad

The Bomb Squad is also known as EOD, which stands for, “Explosives and Ordnance Disposal.”

In the day-to-day real world, when an explosive device or bomb is found, this is the team that puts themselves in harm’s way to make sure no one gets hurt.