This Major Qualifying Project (MQP) presents recommendations for the design and construction of a feasible 7.5 mega Watt (1.5 mW/turbine) wind turbine power generation plant in the town of Florida, MA. This project addresses the following topics and issues: permitting, land acquisition, turbine foundation design and construction, access road design and construction, operations and maintenance building design, substation design, soil analysis and retaining wall design, power output to the national grid, a detailed cost estimate and environmental conservation issues.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Major Qualifying Project
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Civil and Environmental Engineering