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- 2014 -
Location: Lambton County, Ontario
Client: Borea Construction
Transmission Line Voltage: 115kV
Transmission Line Length: 15.6km
Structure Type: Tubular steel tower
# of Structures: 118
Wind Generation Capacity: 150MW
Nextera 6-pack: This project is part of the Nextera 6-pack, a cluster of large windfarms in Southern Ontario.
Bundled Conductor: More than one conductor per phase means specialized equipment and work methods.
Large Conductor: Multiple challenges associated with massive conductor included bigger reels, heavier weights, and huge grips to hold it.
Infrastructure Crossing: The project contains multiple major road and powerline crossings.
Right-of-Way: Line is built along municipal roads. Major issues included extensive traffic control and proximity to private property.
Very Tight Schedule: PowerTel was secured late in the project timeline, requiring 7 days/week of operations and extra men and equipment to complete the project.