Kiewit is a leader in the power industry with expertise across gas- and coal-fired generation, power delivery and renewable energy project delivery. Our diversity represents more than 120,000 MW of installed capacity, consistently ranking Kiewit among the top five power contractors in North America, according to Engineering News-Record.
As one of North America’s largest EPC providers, Kiewit brings in-depth expertise to the delivery of power projects. From concept to commercialization, we offer clients a full suite of EPC and start-up services that set industry standards for quality design and superior functionality. We have completed some of the largest and most complex power projects, leveraging technologies that optimize plant performance and cost, while achieving the needs of our clients.
In the past 10 years, Kiewit has completed nearly $20 billion in power-related work. By focusing on safety and client satisfaction, we’ve demonstrated that we can deliver challenging, complex projects of all sizes, on time and within budget.
Located 5 miles southwest of downtown Memphis, the Allen Combined-Cycle Plant is a 1,100 MW natural gas-fired power plant that replaces Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) almost 60-year-old Allen Fossil Plant. Kiewit was the EPC contractor for the new 2x1 combined-cycle facility, which features two GE 7HA.02 combustion turbines and a Toshiba steam turbine.
Mass. Electric Construction Co (MEC) installed an 880 KW roof mounted PV system on the Waltham High School in Massachusetts. The scope of work included PV modules- 3080 each LG250 mods; inverters 2 each- Solaron 333kW; an Hb Solar Mounting System (100% ballasted) including ballast; Solar BOS fused Combiner Boxes; Data Acquisition System (DAS); and (8) 200A rated Fusible DC Disconnect.
As part of its commitment to expand fuel diversity, Tennessee Valley Authority replaced its two oldest coal-fired units at the Paradise Fossil Plant with a natural gas-fired power plant. Kiewit was selected as the EPC contractor for the new 3x1 combined-cycle facility, which now generates 1,100 MW of power.
Mass. Electric Construction Co (MEC), partnered with Cypress Creek Renewables (CCR) to construct a 97 ME Solar Farm in Forest City, North Carolina. The 489-acre solar farm is expected to power more than 11,000 homes in Rutherford County. MEC was selected as the preferred contractor for our excellent safety and quality performance, as well as reputation for helping other solar developers across the country meet fast-track installation schedules.
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.
Mass. Electric Construction Co (MEC) installed one of the largest community solar projects in Massachusetts. Situated on 200 acres of the historic St. Joseph’s Abbey, the Spencer Community Solar Farm is 100% subscribed with a rating capacity of 14.7 MW (AC). This installation is comprised of more than 61,000 solar photovoltaic panels powering 1,500 local homes.
A Kiewit-led partnership completed its last phase of a six year contract with Cartier Wind Energy by erecting the last of a total of 354 GE 1.5MW SLE windmills, scattered throughout 4 different wind farms in the Gaspésie region: Baie-des-Sables, Anse-Ã -Valleau, Carleton and Gros-Morne.
The Woodbridge Energy Center (WEC) is a 700-megawatt gas-fired power plant located on the site of an abandoned chemical plant. It will generate enough electricity to power more than 600,000 homes while increasing grid reliability. In an effort to stay eco-friendly, as well as cutting edge, the facility will use the most advanced generation technology today and, when complete, WEC will be one of the nation’s cleanest and most efficient generation stations.