Goshen Wind Farm Transmission Line :
Location: Bluewater & South Huron, Ontario
Client: Borea Construction
Wind Generation Capacity: 102MW
Transmission Line Voltage: 115kV
Transmission Line Length: 23.6km
Structure Type: Tubular steel tower
Number of Structures: 149
Nextera 6-pack: This project is part of the Nextera 6-pack, a cluster of large windfarms in Southern Ontario.
- Construction of Transmission Line
- Right-Of-Way Restoration
Foundations: Design calls for either direct embedment of steel pole, or a 30’ deep, steel reinforced foundation.
Large Conductor: Multiple challenges associated with massive conductor include 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.
- Municipal Ditches up to 15’ deep
- Hard wind
- Intense storms