LITTLE CURRENT—Twenty-two of the 24 wind turbines that will make up the new McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm (MMWF) are now erected with the project moving ahead on schedule.
“The 100 metre-high meteorological tower is now constructed and the submarine cable (in the North Channel) was successfully tested,” explained Sarah Charuk, director of communications for Northland Power Inc., on Monday. “As well, the switching station is currently being commissioned and is scheduled to be energized in early January 2014.”
“The main substation work is ongoing and will be energized in late January 2014,” continued Ms. Charuk. “The 115 KV overhead transmission line is almost complete, while the collector system installation work is ongoing.” Read article