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The Challenges

The Bluegrass Ridge Wind Farm was the first utility scale wind project constructed in the state of Missouri.  The project consists of 27 Suzlon 2.1 megawatt turbines and now produces enough electricity to power 16,780 homes annually.

PROJECT SCOPE OF WORK

  • Engineering and construction of civil and electrical infrastructure
  • 12 miles of underground collector
  • 161/34.5 kV substation and interconnection
  • 27 P&H tensionless foundations
  • Tower wiring
  • Energization and testing of substation and collector system
  • Construction of state and county road intersections for equipment deliveries
  • Construction of approximately 12 miles of access roads, three miles of crane walk paths, and 27 erection crane pads
  • Restoration of the wind farm site, including farm land and roadways
  • Fiber optics communication and SCADA

CONSTRUCTION PHOTOS

PROJECT DETAILS

Categories:
Client: John Deere Renewables
Location: Gentry County, Missouri
Megawatts: 56.7
Completed: 2007

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Project Description

Client:John Deere Renewables
Location:Gentry County, Missouri
Megawatts:56.7
Year Completed:2007