Top Crop Wind Farm Project

300-MW wind farm and grid interconnection

Pontiac, Illinois
Wind Farm Project
Client: Horizon Wind Energy, LLC

  • 102 MW for phase I, 198 MW for phase II
  • Phase I 2009, Phase II 2010

Sargent & Lundy performed engineering for Horizon Wind Energy’s Top Crop Wind Farm Phases I & II, located near Pontiac, Illinois.  Sargent & Lundy designed the Katydid Road 345-kV interconnection switchyard, the 345/34.5-kV Top Crop I and Top Crop II project substations, the Top Crop I and Top Crop II 34.5-kV underground collection systems, and 0.2 miles of 345-kV transmission line.

Project Scope:

  • Transmission line engineering and design
  • Substation engineering and design
  • Collection system engineering and design
  • Material and equipment procurement support
  • Construction field services

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Matthew Thibodeau

Vice President




Matthew has managed renewable energy, utility planning, and grid modernization projects in more than a dozen countries.