White Construction Inc. has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Pioneer Trail wind farm, located in Iroquois and Ford counties in Illinois.
The 150 MW project is being developed and will be owned by E.ON Climate & Renewables. It is the ninth wind farm to be constructed by White Construction in Illinois.
As the EPC contractor, White Construction will be responsible for design and construction of all access roads, substation and transmission lines, wind turbine foundations, and underground collection systems, as well as for wind turbine erection.
Ground has recently been broken on the project, and scheduled completion is anticipated in spring 2012.