Windrise Windfarm Collector

Client: TransAlta

Location: City, State or Province: Southern Alberta

Length: 55km

Completion: Spring 2021


  • Installation of underground 3/0, 750MCM, and 1000MCM cable collector cables in trefoil formation.
  • Installation of direct buried fibre optic.
  • Completion of power cable splices and fibre optic fusion splices.
  • Installation of junction boxes.
  • Completion of power and fibre cable terminations in WTGs.
  • Stripping and reclamation of topsoil on collector right-of-ways.


Forbes completed collector installation, including trenching and backfill, at an average pace of 1000m/workday.