Granite Reliable Power LLC, a partnership of Brookfield Renewable Power Inc. and Freshet Wind Energy LLC, has selected RMT Inc., a renewable energy engineering and construction company, to construct its Granite Reliable wind farm. RMT has commenced construction on the 99 MW project located in Coos County, N.H.
RMT is providing engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the civil and electrical infrastructure, including the installation of 33 Vestas V90 3.0-MW wind turbines. The civil infrastructure includes roads, crane paths and pads, and turbine foundations.
The electrical infrastructure includes a 34.5 kV overhead and underground collection system, a 5.8-mile 115 kV overhead power line, a substation and interconnection to the Public Service of New Hampshire system. RMT is also responsible for tower erection and construction of a 5,000 square-foot operations and maintenance building.
The facility is expected to commence commercial operation by the end of the year.
SOURCE: RMT Inc.