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Bechtel to Help Develop Offshore Wind Farm

CLEVELAND, Ohio - September 14, 2010

Bechtel has joined with two other companies to develop an offshore wind farm on Lake Erie near Cleveland, Ohio. 

Bechtel Development Company, Inc., Cavallo Great Lakes Ohio Wind, LLC, and Great Lakes Wind Energy, LLC, comprise Great Lakes Ohio Wind, LLC (GLOW), which will own and develop the project. Bechtel Power Corporation will be the engineering, procurement, and construction contractor.

The project will have a capacity of 20 megawatts and will serve as a test bed for future offshore wind projects in the area that may total up to 1,000 megawatts.

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