Southern California Edison has agreed to buy electricity from the planned Tule Wind Power Project near Boulevard.
The Tule project is to be built by Iberdrola Renewables , a Spanish energy company. The project will include up to 67 turbines on approximately 14,000 acres in the McCain Valley near Boulevard in eastern San Diego County. The wind farm will produce 132-megawatts of electricity when completed in late 2017. The Edison deal is for 15 years. According to industry sources . 132-megawatts is enough to provide electricity 40,000 households.