Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) says it has completed the 139.4 MW Twin Ridges Wind Farm, located in Somerset County, Pa. RES Americas served as the balance-of-plant contractor for the project, which was developed and is owned by EverPower.
The Twin Ridges Wind Farm consists of 68 2.05 MW REpower MM 92 turbines that will interconnect to PJM through the Potomac Edison affiliate of FirstEnergy Corp. The project employed hundreds of workers during the construction phase, and up to 12 operations and maintenance staff will be employed during operations.
RES Americas has now constructed 381 MW of wind projects in Pennsylvania. The 101 MW Armenia Mountain Wind project was completed in 2009 and is located in Tioga and Bradford Counties, and the 140.8 MW Mehoopany Wind Farm, located in Wyoming County, was completed in 2012.