PROJECT :SMUD Solano Wind Farm
LOCATION: Rio Vista, CA
CONSTRUCTION VALUE: $230 Million
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Vestas
KEY SUBCONTRACTOR: Michels Wind Energy Group
About the Project
Phase 3 of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District’s (SMUD) Solano Wind Farm project primarily consisted of the manufacturing, construction and installation of 55 wind turbine generators (WTG) for SMUD. The generators consist of up to 128 MUI of WTG net capacity, including associated SCADA and other ancillary equipment and service.
Construction at this phase was built on District-owned land (4,244 acres) located in the Montezuma Hills region of Solano County. Additional site work included new roadways (access roads), O&M building, power collection systems (circuits), utility crossings (transmission lines) and two meteorological towers.
- cast-in-place concrete
- reinforcing steel
- structural steel