Published: 13 December 2019 13 December 2019
Mortenson has been selected by partner Rocky Mountain Power, an operating entity of PacifiCorp (a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy), to construct the TB Flats I & II Wind Energy Project and the Ekola Flats Wind Energy Project in Medicine Bow, Wyoming, USA. The two projects are 20 miles apart and will have a combined wind energy capacity of 750MW.
TB Flats I & II spans 44 square miles and will contain 132 Vestas turbines totalling 500 MW. Ekola Flats spans 29 square miles and will contain 10 GE and 53 Vestas turbines totalling 250MW. Erection at TB Flats I & II is scheduled to begin in April of 2020 and Ekola Flats will start in June 2020. Both projects are scheduled to complete in October of 2020. Currently, foundations are being placed at both projects. Mortenson’s scope of work for both projects includes access roads, foundations, collection, substation, transmission lines, tower wiring and erection of turbines. Mortenson will self-perform all foundation, collection, turbine erection and substation construction.