in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) has hired Burns & McDonnell, an engineering firm based in Kansas City, Mo., to provide project development, engineering design and construction management services for a large new wind energy project to be located along the Lower Snake River in southeast Washington state.

Under terms of the contract with PSE, Burns & McDonnell will support the remaining development activities, design the wind farm and associated transmission line interconnects and related infrastructure, and provide construction management services.

"We are excited to support the Lower Snake River Wind Energy Project with our expertise in development, design and construction management," says Jeff Greig, vice president at Burns & McDonnell. "PSE is a national leader in renewable energy, and we look forward to helping bring the Lower Snake River project into operation."

When complete, the Lower Snake River Wind Energy Project is expected to produce up to 1,432 MW of electricity from up to 795 turbines.

As sole owner of the project, PSE will oversee all development, design and construction and as well as operate the wind units once they are commissioned. The project will be built in Garfield and Columbia counties.

SOURCE: Burns & McDonnell


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Utility-Scale Wind And Solar Keep Getting Cheaper

A new study measures the levelized cost of energy from various technologies and suggests that the costs of utility-scale wind and solar power are catching up with those of traditional sources, even without subsidies.


The Song Remains The Same: Ontario Seeks More Science Before Lifting Offshore Ban

The Ontario government says the nearly four-year-old offshore wind moratorium will remain in place until the province fully understands the technology’s impact on the environment.


Why States Should Adopt A Renewable Portfolio Standard

A new study analyzes the potential benefits of state renewable energy mandates, as well as recommends what such policies should include.


Sen. Reid Vows To Bring Wind PTC To A Vote By Year's End

Nevada's senior senator provides some encouragement to wind industry advocates during his annual Clean Energy Summit.


Steadily, Wind Turbine OEMs Resume R&D Investment

An increased commitment to research and development will likely lead to wind energy innovation - not to mention a likely increase in patent-protected technology.

Canwea_id1984
Renewable NRG_id1934
Future Energy_id2008
UnitedEquip_id1995