AGR – Desert Wind Power Plant 300 MW – North Carolina - Project Profile
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Avangrid Renewables (AGR) is undertaking the construction of a wind farm in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties in North Carolina, the US.
The project involves the construction of a 89km2 wind farm with capacity of 300MW. It is being developed in phases.
The first phase called "Amazon Wind Farm US East" includes the construction of 208MW wind farm comprising 104 turbines. It will cost US$400 million.
The project will include the construction of a substation, a powerhouse, access roads, an administrative building and other related infrastructural facilities, and the installation of Gamesa 2.0MW WTG, wind turbines, electric feeder system, nacelles, wind electric converters, power controlling systems and generators, and the laying of transmission lines.
On January 27, 2011, Iberdrola filed a planning approval application with the N.C. Utilities Commission and got approval on May 3, 2011.
Gamesa Corp has been appointed as turbine supply contractor.
Amazon Web Services has agreed to buy all the power generated from the first phase.
On July 14, 2015, groundbreaking ceremony was held for the first phase.
In December 2016, construction works on the first phase completed and commissioned in February 2017.
Planning activities in the second phase are underway.
The project involves the construction of a 89km2 300MW wind farm in North Carolina, the US.
The US$600 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a powerhouse
2. Construction of other related infrastructural facilities
3. Installation of wind turbines
4. Installation of nacelles
5. Installation of wind electric converters
6. Installation of electric feeder system
7. Construction of a substation
8. Construction of administrative building
9. Construction of access roads
10. Laying of transmission lines
11. Installation of generators
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