Quanta Services said Monday it has been selected by American Electric Power (AEP) to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions for the Wind Catcher Generation Tie Line. The anticipated contract value of the project makes it the largest project award in Quanta’s history, the company said, without providing financial details.
Quanta has yet to determine whether the project will be included in its Q3 backlog. The Wind Catcher Tie Line consists of approximately 350 miles of a single circuit 765 kilovolt power line located between Guymon and Tulsa, Oklahoma, and two new substations. Quanta will provide turnkey EPC services for the entire project. and estimates that up to 1,000 people could be working on the project in Oklahoma, supported by technical and engineering operations in Texas.