Faculty Advisor

El-Korchi, Tahar

Abstract

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.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2007

Major

Civil Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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