California, United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Tetra Tech Inc. announced that it has been awarded two engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts and one balance of plant (BOP) construction contract for three different wind farms. In aggregate, the projects will be capable of generating 218.2 megawatts (MW) of energy. The combined value of the three awards is US $69 million.
Tetra Tech will provide EPC services for Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company’s OU Spirit Wind Farm, which will use 44 Siemens 2.3-MW turbines. The company was also awarded a contract to provide BOP services for the High Sheldon Wind Farm in Wyoming County, New York. The project, which is being developed by Invenergy LLC will have a maximum generating capacity of 112.5 MW. Tetra Tech is constructing roads and foundations to support the installation of 75 wind turbines for this project.
Finally, Tetra Tech will provide EPC services for Kodiak Electric Association’s Pillar Mountain Wind Project on Kodiak Island, Alaska. This project includes the installation of three General Electric turbines capable of generating 4.5 MW of power. Work on the project began in late May and is expected to be complete by July 2009.