“We selected Black & Veatch because of their world class engineering skill, their strong track record in delivering major power generation projects around the world and in the U.S., and because of their depth of awareness of the new technology we planned to employ,” William J. Martin | Managing Partner of NAPD. The facility includes two Siemens H class combustion turbines. The plant provides the most efficient generation capability in the market and significantly reduces air emissions. Existing electrical transmission lines are adjacent to the project site. Natural gas for the OCEC is delivered by a new pipeline from the Maumee hub which provides reliable, economic gas supplies. Water for the facility will be provided from Lake Erie by the city of Oregon. “This energy center will employ among the best quality technology that increases efficiency and emissions control,” said Dean Oskvig, President and CEO of Black & Veatch’s energy business. “By implementing this project we are supporting NAPD’s goal to provide customers with cost-effective clean energy.” Editor’s Notes: The Oregon Clean Energy Center will utilize two-high efficiency Siemens SGT6-8000H combustion turbine generator (CTGs), two heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) supplied by NEM, and a Siemens SST6-5000 steam turbine. To increase power output, the HRSGs are equipped with supplemental firing and the gas turbines are equipped with evaporative coolers. The Siemens H class combustion turbines are being installed in a two-on-one combined cycle configuration. The OCEC’s wet cooling system is optimized for the specific plant location. Engineering and procurement for the project will be handled primarily by Black & Veatch’s professionals at the company’s Global Headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas. Construction will be performed by Black & Veatch using a combination of direct hire labor as well as multiple subcontracts. Startup and testing will be performed by Black & Veatch using its own experienced startup teams. Media Contact Information: GEORGE MINTER | +1 913-458-8001 P | +1 913-972-8811 MMinterGA@bv.com | 24-HOUR MEDIA HOTLINE | +1 866-496-9149 About Black & Veatch Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2018 were US$3.5 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media.