Construction on Bekevar wind project on schedule, slated to wrap up in August

Ryan Kiedrowski  Local Journalism Initiative  03/06/2024 23:00 All they need now is some calm, non-windy days. “It’s the classic joke in the wind industry, actually – during construction is the only time you’re praying for low wind,” said vice-president of Construction and Engineering, Michael Capaldo with Innagreen Investments. Wind is a key factor in Capaldo’s line of work – renewable energy from Saskatchewan’s dependable breezy conditions – but during construction of the 36 total turbines in the Bekevar project near Kipling, calm days are crucial to ensure safe construction. “We had 15 turbines delivered last year, and then we’re doing the other 21 – these are actually happening right now – and they’ll be done by the end of June; we’ll have all the turbines on site,” Capaldo said, adding…

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