Mortenson was selected by Boston-based First Wind Energy, a leading developer of utility scale wind projects to construct the 200 MW South Plains Wind Farm on a sole source basis. The project is located approximately five miles from Floydada, Texas. This will be the fourth project Mortenson will construct for First Wind. Mortenson’s high voltage scope of work includes 43.4 miles of underground collection, 345kV substation inclusive of 4 x 4 MVAR D-VAR Units, as well as overhead collection. The project commenced physical construction in the spring of 2015 and completed November of the same year. The project will generate enough energy for approximately 60,000 households.