MAM Utility Services Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Maine & Maritimes Corp., has completed construction of an electrical collector system for the Lempster Wind Power Project in Lempster, N.H.
The 24 MW wind generation project is owned and operated by Iberdrola Renewables. Electrical engineers and technical subcontractors engaged and directed by MAM Utility Services Group assisted with the design and construction of approximately 0.6 miles of overhead and 7 miles of 34.5 kV underground transmission power line, collector system and switchyards – valued at approximately $2 million – in order to connect 12 2 MW Gamesa wind turbine generators to the New England grid through Public Service of New Hampshire's electrical transmission system.
MAM collaborated with Reed & Reed Inc., Sargent Corp. and Maine Drilling & Blasting Inc.
SOURCE: Maine & Maritimes Corp.