Steel Winds II Wind Farm– Buffalo, NY
• Project Owner - First Wind
• WTG Model - Clipper Liberty 2.5 MW Wind Turbine Generators
• Total MW - 15 MW
• Interconnect Utility / Voltage - NiMo / National Grid, 115 kV
• Challenges / Unique aspects - First wind project to be built on a Superfund site; Foundation-deep dynamic compaction.
TVIG was the general contractor (all design/build of the project including civil, structural and electrical design, site grading and roads, foundations, substation modernization, underground and overhead electrical collection system, close-circuit television system and WTG transportation and erection); Brownfield site; non-native (steel slag) soil conditions, RCRA environmental compliance and modernizing a 1960's era substation with 21st century protection and control technology.