Project Development Timeline

Planning and establishing a community wind farm will require perhaps 10 years of juggling many processes at once and dealing with a lot of different people, agencies and businesses. 

An estimated Project Timeline for New England Wind is impossible to provide, but the processes involved will include:

Development Phase

Project Planning and Management

Feasibility Study

Cooperative formation

Resource Assessment - Wind and Site Assessment

Business Model

Community Engagement

Planning/DA - Land issues, permits, environmental impact studies

Financing - Capital Raising, Power Purchase Agreement, Insurance, etc.

Grid Connection

Turbine Selection and Purchase

Construction Preparation

Construction Phase

Site Preparation

Turbine Installation

Testing and Commissioning

Operations and Management Phase

Project Management