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

Maintenance

Decommissioning