February 02, 2015

Holland BPW & City Council Approve EPC Contract with Barton Malow for Energy Park

Southfield, MI –– The Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW) and Holland City Council have approved an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with Barton Malow for the design and construction of the Holland Energy Park natural gas power plant. Barton Malow previously was engaged in an engineering services agreement (ESA) to begin preliminary engineering for the plant and develop final language on the EPC contract.

The Holland Energy Park consists of a new 125-megawatt combined cycle natural gas plant for the city of Holland, located on a 26-acre site at 5th St. and Fairbanks Avenue. The energy park is designed to be a natural, park-like setting complete with paths, a waterfall and extensive natural greenery and wildflowers. The new plant will replace the outdated coal-burning waterfront James DeYoung plant.
“The level of care taken in planning Holland Energy Park shows a commitment to the Holland community that excites us and we are honored to join the team,” said Joe Benvenuto, Vice President. “The Holland Energy Park is designed be a world-class energy center that not only meets the energy needs of Holland, but also commits to being socially, economically and environmentally responsible.”

With construction set to begin next month, the contract schedule calls for generation and testing in late 2016, and substantial completion by February, 2017.

Barton Malow put together a 3D graphics projection of the full construction process on the Holland Energy Park, which is viewable here:

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