The Caprock Wind Ranch located near Tucumcari, New Mexico was developed by Cielo Wind Power and is owned by Babcock and Brown. This project, built in late 2004 includes 80 Mitsubishi 1.0 MW turbines. Texas Wind Power served as general contractor for the project. TRC Engineer’s Inc. completed the collection system, foundation electrical and transmission line under the management of Sentry Engineering Group, Inc personnel. This scope was completed on an Engineer, Procure and Construct (EPC) turn-key basis.
The following scope of work was completed for this project:
- 10 mile 115 kV transmission line
- Underground and overhead collection system
- Foundation electrical including pad mounted transformers
- SCADA fiber optic system
- Engineering for Transmission Line, Collection system and SCADA system