Integrated Electrical Services wins substation, transmission line contract for Minnesota wind farm

Source: Integrated Electrical Services

Integrated Electrical Services, a leading national provider of electrical and communications systems and services for the commercial, industrial and residential markets, announced it has been awarded a contract from Mortenson Construction to provide electrical services at the Lakefield Wind Farm in southwestern Minnesota.

When complete, the Lakefield Wind Farm will consist of 137 GE 1.5 MW turbines producing 205.5 MW of installed capacity. IES will be responsible for the construction of the 200 MVA 345kV/34.5kV interconnect Substation and Transmission line for the project. The facility is expected to provide power for approximately seven percent of utility sales for Indianapolis Power & Light.

"We are excited to work on this important regional project," said Michael Caliel, president and chief executive officer of IES. "Renewable resources represent an important step forward for the new energy economy, and sustainable power is a natural extension to our extensive experience serving the energy and power sectors."

IES is a leading national provider of electrical and communications contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial and residential markets. From office buildings to wind farms to housing developments, IES designs, builds and maintains electrical and communications systems for a diverse array of customers, projects and locations.

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