Airtricity North America officially opened its 124-megawatt (MW) wind farm yesterday at Forest Creek, West Texas. TXU Wholesale, a subsidiary of TXU Corp., will purchase the electricity generated by the wind farm, which entered commercial operation in March 2007.

"More and more businesses and policy makers are recognizing the economic and environmental advantages of wind power." -- Declan Flanagan, Airtricity North America, CEO