In addition there will be an additional cost of 1.7 million for the electric installation from Taylor Point to North Road . This will requires an upgrade of the electric poles and additional funds if the power lines run under the golf course.
The O&M operation and maintenance were overlooked in the Portsmouth High School wind turbine. The Portsmouth turbine suffered a catastrophic gear box failure three years after it was built . The Town of Jamestown is going to consider a newer type of wind turbine with direct drive rather than the gear box type of Portsmouth. The direct drive turbines have permanent magnets that cannot be replaced. What kind of gamble in the Town of Jamestown getting into with brand new technology
Looks like trouble down the road ?