Illinois Wind Farm Design
With 139 wind turbines operating on 24,000 acres near Decatur, the second largest wind farm in Illinois has 278 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity. Its output can provide enough renewable energy to power 90,000 households and displaces approximately 500,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year. The facility’s owner,...
Engineering, Power, Engineering: Power, Power: Renewable Energy
Roanoke Rapids Dam
Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
The Roanoke Rapids Dam is a concrete gravity dam owned and operated by Dominion Power for the purpose of generating electricity. The dam is approximately 80 feet high and 3,000 feet long and includes 24, 24.5-foot-wide by 38-foot-high radial gates and four 26 megawatt power-generating units. The dam has a...
Water/Wastewater: Dams & Levees, Dams & Levees: Dams Investigation & Design, Power, Engineering: Power, Power: Renewable Energy, Water/Wastewater
Solana Generating Station
Gila Bend, Arizona
One of the largest operational Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) parabolic trough plants in the world started producing electricity in Arizona during October 2013. With an increasing demand for electricity in the West, the plant provides a clean, reliable, and affordable supply of electricity to sustain the economy in an environmentally...
Facilities: Civil/Site Development, Corporate/Industrial, Engineering, Environmental Management & Remediation, Engineering: Facilities, Geotechnical, Power, Engineering: Power, Power: Renewable Energy, Facilities: Structural, Environmental Management & Remediation: Sustainability Consulting Services
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