GOOD NEWS ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSTRUCTION FRONT - $200 MILLION WIND FARM UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y.
Iberdrola Renewables recently began construction at a wind farm project, in Herkimer County. Currently, large wind turbine components are arriving daily by truck for a 74 megawatt power plant. Development costs will approach nearly $200 million, and is projected to be on line by the end of the year, providing emission-free electricity. Nearly 200 construction jobs have been created for workers pouring foundations, transporting components, installing electrical systems, as well as creating access roads.