Renewables

Construction and Contracts

Issue 9 and Volume 107.

Anchorage Municipal Light and Power has chosen Power Maintenance Resources Inc. to provide major field maintenance and material supply services to the George Sullivan Power Station near Anchorage, Alaska.

Hamon Research-Cottrell has been awarded a contract for the engineering, procurement, and the construction of an electrostatic precipitator for Sandia National Laboratories. The ESP will provide control of particulate emissions for two combustion test facilities that will burn various fuels with a variety of additives.

Peerless Mfg. Co. will supply SCR systems at a gas-fired peaking power station in Pasadena, Calif., for the City Municipal Water and Power Department.

Black & Veatch’s Global Renewable Energy Group will provide consulting and engineering services to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power for a variety of projects, including wind, biomass, geothermal, small hydro and other renewable energy sources.

The U.K. Atomic Energy Authority has let the contract for the decommissioning of the first nuclear reactor in Europe to energy engineering firm, Mitsui Babcock.

Waukesha Electric Systems has been awarded a five-year service and maintenance contract for Dominion’s fossil, hydro and nuclear generating stations.

Babcock & Wilcox Construction Co. has been selected by Interstate Power and Light Company as the preferred constructor to provide full-scope installation services for two new heat recovery steam generators to be installed at IP&L’s green-field site at Clear Lake, Iowa.

Foster Wheeler Power Group Inc., has been awarded a contract from Indianapolis Power & Light Co. to supply and install two SCR systems at the coal-fired Petersburg Generating Station, Units 2 and 3.

Catamount Energy Corp. has begun development of the Sweetwater 1 wind facility — a 37.5 MW wind farm in Nolan County, Texas. The initial 25 wind turbines, provided by GE Wind Energy, should be in place by year’s end. The power will be sold under a power purchase agreement with TXU Energy.

Shell WindEnergy Inc. will build a 160 MW wind farm 90 miles southeast of Lubbock, Texas. The project is expected to be completed by the end of the year and will consist of 160 Mitsubishi MWT 1000-A wind turbines.

We Energies proposes to build 214 MW of wind generation in Wisconsin at three sites.

Stanley Consultants and HDR Inc. have been selected to serve as owner’s engineer for Omaha Public Power District’s Nebraska City Station Unit 2, a 600 MW coal-fired unit. The team will provide services related to permitting, preliminary engineering, and EPC contract preparation and administration.