Bird Construction wins wind contracts
By Adam FreillConstruction Green Construction Infrastructure
Canadian construction firm awarded contracts to engineer and build a pair of wind farm developments in Alberta.
Bird Construction Inc. recently announced that it has been awarded Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts for two wind farms in development by Capstone Infrastructure Corporation.
The Wild Rose 2 Wind Farm will be constructed in Cypress County, Alta., approximately 20 km southeast of Medicine Hat. It will have a rated capacity of 192 MW of renewable energy. The Buffalo Atlee Wind Farm contract has a rated capacity of 61.7 MW, and will be located approximately 100 km northwest of Medicine Hat, Alta.
“We are excited to work with Capstone to deliver these important renewable energy projects,” said Teri McKibbon, president and CEO of Bird. “We look forward to leveraging Bird’s extensive self-perform capabilities to build our growing portfolio of future energy projects as we continue to expand and diversify our work programs across Canada.”
With operations from coast-to-coast and servicing all of Canada’s major markets, Bird provides a comprehensive range of construction services from new construction for industrial, commercial, institutional, and civil infrastructure markets; to industrial maintenance, repair and operations services, heavy civil construction, and mine support services; as well as vertical infrastructure including, electrical, mechanical, and specialty trades.