Pasadena, Calif.-based Tetra Tech Inc. has been awarded two engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) projects and one balance of plant (BOP) construction project for wind farms. In aggregate, these wind farms will generate 218.2 MW of energy. The combined value of the three awards is $69 million.
For Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co., Tetra Tech will provide EPC services for the OU Spirit Wind Farm, which will consist of 44 2.3 MW Siemens wind turbines near Woodward, Okla.
Tetra Tech was also awarded a project to provide BOP services for the High Sheldon Wind Farm in Wyoming County, N.Y. This Invenergy LLC project will have a maximum electrical generating capacity of 112.5 MW. Tetra Tech is constructing roads and foundations to support the installation of 75 wind turbines on predominantly active agricultural lands.
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 GE wind 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.
SOURCE: Tetra Tech Inc.