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The Challenges

The Mendota Hills Wind Farm was the first utility scale wind farm constructed in the state of Illinois.  The 50 megawatt project consisted of 63 Gamesa G52R 800 kW turbines.

PROJECT SCOPE OF WORK

  • Project manager/general contractor for electrical system
  • Underground collector system
  • 34.5 kV/138 kV substation
  • 3-breaker 138 kV switchyard
  • 14.4 MVAR power factor correction facility
  • Fiber optic communications
  • Landowner and local government liaison

CONSTRUCTION PHOTOS

PROJECT DETAILS

Categories:
Client: Navitas Energy
Location: Lee County, Illinois
Megawatts: 50
Completed: 2003

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CONTACT

2647 Waterfront Parkway E. Dr. Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46214

(800) 355-9401

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Mon – Fri: 8:00 – 5:00

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Project Description

Client:Navitas Energy
Location:Lee County, Illinois
Megawatts:50
Year Completed:2003