Quality Wind Project – 79 Vesta Turbines
|Owner:||Capital Power Corporation|
|Trades:||Electrical, Civil, Communications|
Project Description and Scope:
The Quality Wind project is located in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia and has a capacity of 142 MW generated from 79 Vestas 1.8 MW turbines; with each tower being between 95 m and 100 m high (from base to centre of hub). The project includes 22 km of 230 KV transmission line with a 1300 meter Murray river crossing between (2) 50 meter high structures, a 230‐34 KV substation, a 34 KV overhead collector line, and an underground collection system.
Clean, renewable energy generated by Quality Wind is supplied to BC Hydro under a 25‐year Electricity Purchase Agreement. State Group was in a design/build joint venture for this project; the scope of work included the transmission line, collection system, and the substation.