Borderlands Wind Project

Borderlands Wind Project involves the development of an up to 100-megawatt (MW) wind-powered electrical generation facility. The wind farm will be built near the Arizona and New Mexico border with the wind turbines and ancillary facilities located on lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management, state owned lands, and private owned land.

Project Facts

NextEra Energy Resources LLC

Catron County, New Mexico

100 MW facility

34 wind turbines

The Challenge

The Borderlands Wind Project was the first infrastructure project and first renewable energy project to be overseen by the Bureau of Land Management Socorro, New Mexico Field Office (BLM SFO). To ensure success as the agency navigated the complexities and challenges of this pilot project, Dudek was hired as the Compliance Inspection Contractor (CIC).

The Solution

Dudek provided served as extension of BLM SFO staff, providing a well-qualified environmental compliance manager and team members experienced in major renewable energy construction projects on public lands. The industry-leading Dudek team helped successfully guide the agency staff through the complexities and challenges of implementing compliance oversight during construction of a major renewable energy infrastructure project by performing construction monitoring, compliance management and reporting, serving as landowner liaison, and providing administrative record support.

What We Did

Our multidisciplinary specialties allow us to provide efficiencies that maintain project momentum.

  • Construction Monitoring
  • Administrative Record Support
  • Agency Compliance Management
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Extension of Staff for the Bureau of Land Management
  • Landowner Liaison
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