Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES Americas) announced the completion and start-up of commercial operations of its Hackberry Wind Project, a US $350 million wind farm in Shackelford County, Texas. RES Americas is the developer, construction contractor and operator of the project. The company shares ownership of the wind farm with GE Energy Financial Services a unit of GE.

"Continued support from local and federal governments is necessary to sustain the wind industry and facilitate more of these projects." -- Kevin Walsh, Managing Director and Leader - Renewable Energy, GE Energy Financial Services