Laurel Mountain Wind Farm Project – Elkins, WV
• Project Owner - AES Laurel Mountain, LLC
• WTG Model - GE 1.6 XLE Wind Turbine Generators
• Total MW - 97.6
• Interconnect Utility / Voltage - Allegheny Power/Monpower, 138 kV
• Challenges / Unique aspects - Design/build of the project including, civil and electrical design, roads, foundations, substation, electrical collection system, and turbine erection.
TVIG was the general contractor; extensive clearing, major civil/earthwork cut and fills to minimize steep grades, drilling and blasting rock, precision traffic management related to the single point of entry and exit, and narrow track crane movements along a mountain ridgeline with steep grades.