Project Description

As the Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) contractor, Reed & Reed’s scope included installing 22 Vestas V126, 3.45MW turbines on 116.5-meter towers, all sitework, construction of a new Operations and Maintenance facility, overhead and underground electrical/fiber collection systems and 34.5/115kV electrical substation.

These towers are among the tallest in the Americas with the hub height at 382 feet and the blade tips reaching some 585 feet.  They complement similar towers at the nearby Hancock Wind project which Reed & Reed built in 2016 and the adjacent Bull Hill Wind Project, also built by Reed & Reed, in 2012.

Reed & Reed’s scope included the construction of:

  • Sitework and access roads/crane paths
  • Wind Turbine Foundations
  • 5 kV Collection System
  • Collector Substation
  • Transmission Line
  • Wind Turbine Erection

Location:             Aurora, Maine
Owner:                Longroad Energy/First Wind
Completed:        2020
Contractor:         REED & REED