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Pantex accepting bids for wind energy farm

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Amarillo, TX - Interested private energy companies are asked to bid on running a first-of-its-kind wind farm expected to independently power Pantex plant.

The site will include five turbines on 1,500 acres of government land.

The winning bidder is expected to operate and maintain the wind farm under a 25-year contract with the government.

Pantex officials say that contract will likely include a $25-million investment.