Canadian Projects

 

Kent Hills 3 wind project

Owner TransAlta Corporation Inc.
Project Wind Project Expansion in New Brunswick
Location 30 km South of Moncton, New Brunswick
Size 17.25 MW
Turbines 5 Vestas 3.45 MW, 117 m hub height
Role Project Management, Engineering and Construction Management
 

The Kent Hills 3 Wind Project is a 17.25 MW expansion to the Kent Hills 1 & 2 wind farms, which will bring the total maximum capacity to 167.25 MW. The Project consists of 5 additional wind turbines, to the existing 50 turbines. Construction of the roads for Kent Hills 3 began in late April 2018 with turbine deliveries scheduled for late July and erection and COD for September 24, 2018. Turbine component delivery is easy due to the project’s close proximity to a sea port.

Key features include:

  • 5 Vestas V126LT WTG’s (3.45 MW, 117 m hub height) turbines
  • Rotor/blade diameter of 126 m
  • Approximately 6.5 km of access roads
  • Rock anchored foundations
  • Overhead collection system due to high bedrock