AMEC, an international engineering and project management company, and its 50/50 joint venture partner, Black & McDonald, have been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract by Kruger Energy for the Chatham Wind Power project in Chatham-Kent, Ontario.
Under the contract, AMEC's joint venture is undertaking the balance of plant design procurement and construction of the 101.2 MW project, which will utilize 44 Siemens 2.3 MW MKII wind turbines. The scope of work includes access roads, foundations, the electrical collector system, switching stations and the connection to the distribution lines.
Work has commenced on the project, and delivery of the first turbine is scheduled for mid-July. The energy produced by the Kruger Energy Chatham Wind project will be sold to the Ontario Power Authority under a 20-year supply contract.
SOURCE: AMEC Â