Customer: The Southern Company
Equipment erection services for a unique power systems R&D facility developed through a partnership between the DOE, the Southern Company, and various power industry equipment vendors. The sophisticated complex is exploring new coal gasification technologies designed to increase the efficiency, cleanliness, and economic viability of coal-based power generation. Scope of work encompassed erection of Foster Wheeler pressurized fluidized bed combustion systems and auxiliaries, feed storage and preparation systems, ash disposal units, and the balance of plant materials and equipment. Key components included erection of a gas turbine with stack, a wide array of highly sophisticated and specialized diagnostic and monitoring equipment, exotic piping, state-of-the-art instrumentation and controls, and all associated materials handling and structural support systems. Project value is confidential.