Canadian Projects Ltd.
This project is an important one in Ontario’s quest for renewable power sources and is the province’s first full-scale commercial wind farm. The project features 45, 1.5 MW GE wind turbines strategically placed across 3 511 hectares of land and will produce 67.5 megawatts (MW) of electricity to the Ontario Grid. This power is delivered to the grid by the transmission line built by The K‑Line Group. As a trusted sub contractor, K‑Line brings its decades of overhead line installation experience to the project ensuring strict timelines are met and job safety is a priority. K‑Line is quickly building its reputation for wind power construction and Balance of Plant solutions.
K‑Line Group of Companies was responsible for:
- Installation of – 433 concrete and 193 wood poles; 173 km of overhead 636 MCM, ASCR conductor; 26 km of fibre optic cable.
- A triple circuit collection system; 34.5 kV circuit constructed from the turbine locations to a substation 12 km away on 70 & 75 ft. Class k concrete poles using K‑Line insulators. A construction time frame of September to December 31, 2005.