Kiewit was awarded the contract to engineer, procure and construct a nominal 300 MW 1x1 combined cycle plant and a nominal 200 MW 2x0 simple cycle plant to replace the existing steam boiler Unit 3, which will be decommissioned after the new units are in service. Equipment includes a GE 7FA.05 CTG, GE A14 STG, Vogt triple pressure HRSG, air-cooled condenser and two GE LMS 100 CTGs. The combined cycle plant will utilize the GE Rapid Response power train capability.
A Kiewit-led joint venture completed the civil, mechanical and electrical design and construction of this $28.4 million 50-megawatt (MW) powerhouse. Throughout construction, the team emphasized the need to work toward a common goal by holding partnering sessions with project participants.
Kiewit designed the automated water treatment chemical feed and replaced the existing manual chemical feed system with an automated system, including chemical feed tanks, pumps and instrumentation.
The Antelope Station Grid Switching Expansion Project will allow an existing generating station to switch between the SPP and ERCOT grid systems. Kiewit Engineering and Design is designing the switch to a grid configuration consisting of a single-breaker, double-bus.
Kiewit was selected by Public Service Electric & Gas (PSEG) for engineering and procurement services on the Northeast Grid Reliability Project. The project included upgrading existing tranmission lines, converting substation configurations and adding underground circuit to increase capacity while reducing transmission system congestion.
Indianapolis Power and Light Company (IPL) provides electric service to more than 470,000 users in the area and surrounding communities, with Petersburg and Harding Street Plants, the company’s two biggest plants, accounting for a majority of that generation. In order to meet EPA Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) compliance, IPL is retrofitting five units at these sites with new environmental control equipment.
Kiewit provided project development services, including: site plan drawings, heat balances, water balances, one line diagrams, and permitting support for a 200 MW simple cycle facility adjacent to a 1x1 450 MW combined cycle facility on the same site. The project aims to satisfy area demand for peaking power and variable load from renewable energy sources.