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The Challenges

The Edom Hills Wind Farm involved renovating a 23 year old 10.8 MW wind farm and upgrading the facility to a modern 20 MW wind energy facility.  The project involved removing 139 lattice & 16 tubular foundations as well as the removal of 10,000 feet of existing collection system.  The new facility consisted of 8 Clipper C93 2.5 megawatt turbines which now produces enough electricity to power over 6,000 homes annually.

PROJECT SCOPE OF WORK

  • Disassembly of existing tower foundations— 139 lattice and 16 tubular
  • Removal of 10,000-foot existing collector system
  • Engineering, procurement, and construction of civil and electrical system BOP, consisting of 42,700-foot underground 34.5 kV collection system and 115 kV/34.5 kV substation
  • Erection and wiring of replacement WTGs
  • Construction of 10,000 feet of access roads, three acres of laydown yard, 10,675 feet of underground collector trenches
  • Construction of spread-footer foundations, poured in-place concrete construction with steel reinforcement
  • Construction of operations and maintenance building
  • Fiber optics communication and SCADA network

CONSTRUCTION PHOTOS

PROJECT DETAILS

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Client: BP Alternative Energy
Location: Riverside County, California
Megawatts: 20
Completed: 2008

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Project Description

Client:BP Alternative Energy
Location:Riverside County, California
Megawatts:20
Year Completed:2008