The Sweetwater Phase 1 Wind Farm was the first of five phases of this wind farm that have been completed near Sweetwater, Texas. Phase 1 included 25 General Electric 1.5 MW wind turbines. The project is developed and owned by DKRW and was built as M. A. Mortenson as the general contractor. TRC Engineer’s Inc. under the management of Sentry Engineering Group, Inc personnel completed the interconnection substation that connected the 34.5 kV collection system to the Electrical grid at 345 kV.
The following scope was included:
- 34.5 to 345 kV interconnecting substation
- Engineering for the substation
- Communications with utilities and owner