Rainy River Solar Farm

Project Information

Client: Black & McDonald Limited
Job Number: 14-066
Work Type: Transmission Powerlines
Location: Ontario
Contract Type: Lump Sum
Owner: Rainy River First Nations
Role: Subcontractor
Status: Completed
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This project is located in Rainy River, Ontario, where a 25MW solar farm was constructed. Somerville was contracted to install 13,440 screw piles along with HDPE ad-freeze protectionon each pile. The dimensions of the piles were 5.5 inches in diameter, with a 30 inch helix, approximately 20 feet long. The piles were installed in the summer and fall of 2014, in silty clay conditions.