The largest wind farm of the Federal government will be constructed east of Pantex.

The National Nuclear Security Administration has awarded a contract to Siemens Government Technologies to construct the farm.

The Pantex wind farm will consist of five 2.3 megawatt turbines located on 1500 acres of government owned property east of Pantex.

Energy savings are expected to be almost $3 million annually over a 20-year contract.  The farm will generate almost 45 million kilowatts of power annually with is greater than 60% of Pantex's annual needs.