Benefits of Deep Water Transportation for Wind Towers

If size and weight are critical factors, water shipping offers a lower-cost alternative per ton-mile for heavy-haul shipments and is far better for the environment producing less carbon emissions.

Geographically Positioned in Key Independent System Operator (ISO) & Regional Transmission Org (RTO) Regions

Moving Large, Over-Dimensional Wind Tower Cargo for Just-In-Time Delivery


Broadwind Energy offers multi-modal transportation options to serve key wind regions in North America, helping to drive down wind tower transportation costs, reduce the length of haul, and increase speed of product delivery to the wind farm.

Our state-of-the-art facilities are positioned at both ends of the “wind belt” to serve wind farm development across the Midwest, into Canada and the Northeast, among other rapidly expanding growth regions across the country.
— Alison Wroblewski Vice President of Sales

Our Manitowoc, Wisconsin facility is ideally located to serve ISO/RTO regions including:

  • Midwest ISO
  • PJM Interconnection
  • Southwest Power Pool (SPP)

The Abilene, Texas tower facility services additional key growth regions such as:

  • ERCOT
  • Southwest Power Pool (SPP)
  • And more
 

Let Broadwind’s Geographic Advantage Help You Drive Down Tower Transportation Costs

Watch Us Tackle Tower Transportation Challenges

Watch this video on how we offer more flexible and cost-efficient solutions with our first ever barge transport of a million pounds of tower. Wind Tower manufacturing and transportation is getting more efficient than ever. Contact us and we'll show you how. 

 

Custom-Tailored Transportation Options

Deep water barge transportation provides attractive benefits such as increased energy-efficiency, reduced costs, and dramatically reduced shipping time.

Deep water barge transportation provides attractive benefits such as increased energy-efficiency, reduced costs, and dramatically reduced shipping time.

Challenges of truck transportation include the fragmented regulatory system under which the trucking industry operates, roadway restrictions for super loads varying state-by-state, and more. Truck transport is most commonly used on the final leg of the jouney to the wind farm.

Challenges of truck transportation include the fragmented regulatory system under which the trucking industry operates, roadway restrictions for super loads varying state-by-state, and more. Truck transport is most commonly used on the final leg of the jouney to the wind farm.

Railroad transportation delivers an eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative for wind tower shipments. Broadwind Energy's manufacturing facilities offer access to rail transportation hubs.

Railroad transportation delivers an eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative for wind tower shipments. Broadwind Energy's manufacturing facilities offer access to rail transportation hubs.

 
 

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