Ontario wind farm completed

Mortenson Construction completed construction on the 165.6 MW capacity Comber Wind Farm in Ontario.

The project was developed by Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners and uses 72, 2.3 MW Siemens (NYSE: SI) wind turbines with 101-meter rotors. Mortenson was responsible for the engineering and construction of the access roads, foundations, underground and overhead electrical collection system, 230 kV substation, and erection of the turbines.

Comber was built adjacent to the 51 MW Gosfield Wind energy project, giving the combined wind farm a total installed capacity of 216 MW.

Mortenson and Brookfield’s construction partnership has been active in the Ontario wind power market since 2005 with the development of Prince I and II Wind Power in Sault St. Marie, Ontario.

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