Juhl Energy, Inc., a provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, recently announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has awarded a $5.5 million contract to the team of
(MN.), Aegis Renewable Energy (VT.), and Icenogle Construction Management Inc. (CA.) for the development, construction and installation of a 1.5 – 2 megawatt wind turbine at the Tooele Army Depot near Salt Lake City, Utah. Juhl Energy will act in the capacity of the lead design and installation developer and subcontractor.
The Tooele Army Depot supports Warfighter readiness through superior receipt, storage, issue, demilitarization and renovation of conventional ammunition and the design, manufacture, fielding and maintenance of ammunition peculiar equipment for the Army, Air Force and Navy facilities in the western United States and much of the Pacific Rim.
The Tooele Army Depot Wind Project is currently in the development stage and is scheduled to break ground sometime in late 2014 or early 2015. When completed, it is expected that the wind project will provide enough energy to power 400 to 500 homes.