Wind Capital Group picks RMT to construct Oklahoma wind project
RMT will provide EPC of the civil and electrical infrastructure to support the installation of 94 GE 1.6-MW wind turbines at the site
Madison, Wis., August 22, 2011 — Wind energy developer Wind Capital Group, LLC has selected RMT, Inc., a renewable energy engineering, procurement and construction contractor, to design and construct its 150-MW Osage County Wind Energy Facility in Osage County, Oklahoma.
RMT will provide EPC of the civil and electrical infrastructure to support the installation of 94 GE 1.6-MW wind turbines at the site. The civil and electrical infrastructure includes roads, crane paths and pads, turbine foundations and full site restoration.
The electrical infrastructure includes a 34.5-kV underground collector system, a 34.5/138-kV power substation, and a 138-kV project transmission line. RMT is also responsible for tower erection, in-tower wiring, mechanical turbine completion and testing and inspections to deliver a fully functional wind-powered electrical generation facility.
Construction of the Osage County wind farm is expected to begin early this fall, with project completion scheduled for June 2012. RMT is also currently constructing WCG's 201-MW Post Rock project, and has completed five additional projects for WCG totaling 312 MW.