Toronto, Ontario [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Americas Wind Energy Corporation (AWEC) announced the installation of the AWE 54-900 wind turbine, the first of two planned near Springhill in the Province of Nova Scotia (NS); commissioning will take place this week. The second wind turbine will be installed later this month near Digby, NS.Americas Wind Energy Corp. (AWEC) manufactures medium sized (500-1,000 megawatt (MW)) wind turbines for the North American market. All of AWEC’s projects to date have made use of local tower manufacturers. As a virtual manufacturer, AWEC will subcontract the components of its wind turbines to qualified manufacturers and manufacturing partners to achieve the best in quality at the lowest cost. AWEC will maintain strict quality assurance programs and quality control procedures for subcontractors and partners. The developer of the windfarm is Vector Energy Inc. of Ottawa, which is in the process of being acquired by Canadian Hydro Developers. In addition to their hydropower sites, Canadian Hydro Developers has several windfarm sites in Alberta and Ontario.