Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) is pleased to announce the completion of the 139.4 MW Twin Ridges Wind Farm located in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
The wind power project was completed in December of 2012 and is now operational.
RES Americas served as the Balance of Plant Contractor for the project, which was developed and is owned by EverPower. The Twin Ridges Wind Farm consists of 68 2.05 MW REpower MM 92 turbines that will interconnect to PJM through the Potomac Edison affiliate of FirstEnergy Corporation. The project employed hundreds of workers during the construction phase and up to twelve operations and maintenance staff will be employed during operations.
“RES Americas is pleased to have completed construction on the Twin Ridges Wind Farm for our valued client Everpower,” said Andrew Fowler, Chief Operating Officer. “The continued development of Pennsylvania’s renewable energy resources will bring additional capital investment, jobs and tax revenue to the state. We are proud to be a member of this community and look forward to continuing our operations in the area.”
RES Americas has now constructed 381 MW of wind energy projects in Pennsylvania. The 101 MW Armenia Mountain Wind project was completed in 2009 and is located in Tioga and Bradford Counties, and the 140.8 MW Mehoopany Wind Farm, located in Wyoming County, was also completed in 2012.
Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) is a fully-integrated renewable energy company that develops, constructs, owns, and operates projects across North America. The company employs more than 300 full-time professionals working throughout North America, has constructed or has under construction more than 5,700 MW of renewable energy, and offers a full suite of development and construction services for wind, solar, and transmission projects. RES Americas’ corporate office is located in Broomfield, CO with regional offices located in Austin, TX and Minneapolis, MN. RES Americas is part of the RES Group, a leading international renewable energy developer.