Tehachapi Pass Wind Farm

In the early 1980’s wind development began in Tehachapi Pass, which hosts multitude wind farm and it is California’s one of the largest resource areas. Tehachapi Pass is a mountain pass in United States, which is located at the northwest end of Tehachapi Mountains.

This area has multiple generations of wind turbine, including both single and double blade turbine as well as modern three blade horizontal axis design. The old design turbines produce kilowatts and modern design turbines generates up to 3 megawatts electricity. Tehachapi wind farm is exporter of electricity to other parts of the state of California.

The Tehachapi Wind Farm has 5000 wind turbines, which are the second largest collection of wind generators in the world, but now it is largest wind power array in the world in terms of output. The turbines are operated by private companies, which collectively produce 800 million kilowatt-hours of electricity, enough to meet the residential needs of 350,000 homes every year.

Accommodations at Tehachapi-

Holiday Inn Express-

901 Capital Hills,

Tehachapi, CA, 93561

Holiday Inn Express offers well equipped 80 guest rooms, which provides amenities like free high speed internet, parking, non-smoking, restaurant, breakfast, coffeemaker and microwave.

Stallion Spring Resort-

28681 Stallion Springs Dr,

Tehachapi CA, 93561

Stallion Spring Resort offers one and two bedrooms luxury cottages with swimming, seasonal tennis and golf nearby. This hotel provides amenities like parking, swimming pool, internet, restaurant and TV.

Best Western County Park Hotel-

420 W Tehachapi Blvd,

Tehachapi, CA, 93561

Best Western County Park Hotel offers beautifully appointed guest rooms with large desk work area. This hotel provides wide range of amenities like refrigerator, microwave, DVD, wet bar in all rooms, spa, sauna, continental breakfast, TV.

Fairfield Inn and Suites Tehachapi-

422 W Tehachapi Blvd,

Tehachapi, CA, 93561

Fairfield Inn and Suites Tehachapi offers 26 guest rooms and amenities like TV with cable channels, high speed internet along with speakerphones, refrigerators, microwaves, coffee maker, hair dryers and air conditioning.

La Quinta Inn Tehachapi-

500 W Stueber Road,

Tehachapi, CA, 93561

This hotel is very beautiful and fantastic destination for tourists to stay, which offers amenities like garden setting with outdoor pool, full business center complete with free wireless high speed internet, free incoming fax, pc printer, copy service and on site fitness centers. Guest rooms are featured with high speed internet access, 27-inch TV with cable, microwave and breakfast near lobby.

Things to do at Tehachapi Pass Wind Farm-

Tehachapi Mourning Cloak Ranch and Botanical Gardens-

This garden contains over 2,200 plant species over 20 acres of hillside, which is located at 22101 old town road in Tehachapi and it is open by appointment only.

Tehachapi Loop-

In 1876 a railroad engineer conceived the Tehachapi loop, allowing trains to climb a steep grade. Daily 40 freight trains execute the loop, making it busiest single track line in United States.

Tehachapi Museum-

This is the very famous museum, which exhibits ranching, farming, mining equipments, handicrafts and tools used by the indigenous Indians, evidence of prehistoric animals and dinosaurs, models of ice edge animals as well as natural history of the area.

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