Caption: GVEA’s 28-MW Healy Unit 1 (left) is adjacent to the 50-MW Healy Unit 2 (right) in Alaska. Courtesy: GE
The system will provide the Golden Valley Electric Association’s Healy power plant Unit 2 with clean water during a planned outage to upgrade the plant’s water filtration system and emission controls. The mobile water treatment system includes a state-of-the-art trailer containing various filter vessels and a 100 gallon-per-minute RO unit. Ion exchange tanks will further purify the output from the treatment system for use as boiler feedwater at the plant.
When Unit 2 is online, the two-unit plant will produce 80 MW of electricity.