Berkshire Wind Co-op to expand Massachusetts wind farm

By Michelle Froese The Berkshire Wind Power Cooperative Corporation (BWPCC), owner of the 10-turbine, 15-MW Berkshire Wind Power Project in Hancock, Massachusetts, announced “Phase Two” of the wind farm. Phase Two will include construction of two new wind turbines atop Brodie Mountain, bringing the site’s generating capacity to 19.6 MW.
When it began operation in 2011, Berkshire Wind was Massachusetts’ largest inland wind farm. Today it is the state’s second largest wind farm, operating successfully at one of windiest sites in Massachusetts with an average capacity factor of nearly 40%.
Plans include construction of two, 2.3-MW turbines adjacent to the existing turbines, with construction expected

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