ACES Jordan Completes the Site Investigation for the KOSPO and Shoubak Wind Farm Projects

28 Dec 2017
ACES Jordan has completed the site investigation for two wind farm projects KOSPO and Shoubak, two major utility-scale renewable energy projects to be constructed South of Jordan within Al-Tafileh and Shoubak District. 
The developments involve the construction of 50MW “Wind Farm” plants that consist of twenty eight (28) V136-3.45MW wind turbines with an approximate height of about 112m each. Several small substations, service structures, and met masts are also planned to be constructed at the project site in addition to access roads and hardstands.
ACES Jordan scope of the investigation in this project consisted of drilling a total of 68 boreholes to depths ranging from 15m to 35m below the existing ground surface, excavating 145 test pits up to 3m depth, conducting extensive in-situ testing including standard penetration test, pressuremeter test, and soil electrical resistivity test. in addition, geophysical survey was conducted including seismic refraction and down-hole seismic tests.
The client is Vestas Wind System A/S and the contractor is Prenecon Green Energy Ltd.
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