What's Happening?

Construction Updates

January 1st, 2017: Turbines reached commercial operation date under our power purchase agreement. 

November 22nd, 2016: As of November 21st both turbines are energized and we are aiming to complete electrical and commissioning works by the end of the month!

November 2nd, 2016: We are pleased to report Turbine 1 at Amherst is now energized!  This is such a milestone since it is the largest wind turbine in the Maritimes.

October 24th, 2016:

The first turbine is assembled and raised, contruction is ongoing on the second turbine. The bottom section of the second tower has been installed and we expect the rest of the turbine to be installed this week!

Final steps of the first turbine erection. The third blade is lifted by crane after the nacelle has succesfully been assembled.

August 23rd, 2016:

Construction has been ongoing on site. Last week, tower construction was in full force for Turbine 1 and the blades for that turbine began arriving Friday. 

Turbine 1 under construction on August 18th, with one of the 50 meter length blades arriving on site! 

July 19th, 2016: 

After an enormous day on July 9th, where 1,000 cubic meters of concrete were poured in seven hours, the foundation for Turbine 1 is complete. Prep work for the foundation for Turbine 2 is underway and trucks are begining to deliver tower segments for Turbine 1. In the following weeks, more trucks like those seen the photo directly below are expected to arrive on site. 

Turbine segment delivers - July 19th, 2016 

 

June 29th, 2016: 

Site road construction is almost complete and tower foundations will begin being poured within the first two weeks of July. Increased traffic near the site should be expected for that time. 

This time-lapse was taken on June 24th and showcases pre-construction of one of the tower foundations. 

May 25th, 2016:

Road construction is underway and is continuing with success. 

May 6th, 2016:  

Clearing of the site has been completed and equipement is on site to start building the turbine roads. Road construction is intended to start in the following week.