Bechtel Engineer Talks About Integrating Energy Resources

Bechtel Engineer Talks About Integrating Energy Resources

29 September 2010

Justin Zachary, a Bechtel Fellow and a noted expert in renewable energy research, is featured in an article in “The Combined Cycle Journal” that examines the integration of solar and conventional energy resources. Read the article.  

Meeting the Clean-up Challenge at Hanford

Meeting the Clean-up Challenge at Hanford

28 September 2010

Washington Closure Hanford is making great strides with its demolition and clean-up work on the 327 Building, one of the most contaminated structures at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hanford Site in Washington state.

Ivanpah Solar Project Approved

Ivanpah Solar Project Approved

22 September 2010

The California Energy Commission has approved the construction of BrightSource Energy’s Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System. Bechtel is partnering with BrightSource to build Ivanpah, which will be the world’s largest solar thermal facility, in the Mojave Desert.  The commission’s approval is one of several approvals needed before construction can commence.

Bechtel Briefs President of Gabon

Bechtel Briefs President of Gabon

17 September 2010

H.E. Ali Bongo Ondimba, president of Gabon, met today with Bechtel executives to discuss a new project the company is undertaking for the Gabonese government. Bechtel Chairman and CEO Riley Bechtel and Mike Adams, president of Bechtel’s civil infrastructure unit, hosted the meeting.

Bechtel Joins U.S. Effort to Improve Engineering Education

Bechtel Joins U.S. Effort to Improve Engineering Education

16 September 2010

Bechtel is one of 100 firms partnering with a new national nonprofit, Change the Equation, to improve the performance of U.S. students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. The new organization was unveiled earlier today by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony.