SACRAMENTO, Calif. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $5.5 million contract July 8 to Icenogle Construction Management Inc. of San Francisco to install a 2-megawatt wind turbine at Tooele Army Depot in Utah. Juhl Energy from Pipestone, Minn., is the lead design and installation subcontractor. Construction is scheduled to begin spring of 2015.
The turbine will provide enough energy to power 400 to 500 homes. This is the second turbine the Sacramento District has installed at Tooele. The first was completed May 2011.
"We take sustainability seriously at the Corps and this project will help Tooele meet its renewable energy goals, reduce its carbon footprint and enhance energy security," said Dave Simpson, Sacramento District project manager.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District provides planning, engineering, project management, environmental restoration and construction services to military and civilian customers in parts of eight western states, including California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon and Wyoming.
Release no. 14-037