Bechtel-Built Ivanpah Achieves Commercial Operation

Bechtel-Built Ivanpah Achieves Commercial Operation

13 February 2014

Bechtel announced that the 377-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is now operational and delivering electricity to California customers. The solar-thermal facility, which is the world’s largest, features three 450-foot-high towers that produce enough clean, renewable electricity to power 140,000 homes. Bechtel provided engineering, procurement, construction, and start-up services for the project. Ivanpah, located in the Mojave Desert of Southern California, is a joint effort of NRG, Google, and BrightSource Energy.

Bechtel-led Team Surpasses 75 Percent Mark on Weapons Disposal Project  Construction

Bechtel-led Team Surpasses 75 Percent Mark on Weapons Disposal Project Construction

11 February 2014

Bechtel announced that construction of the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant’s main plant facilities is now more than 75 percent complete. Bechtel leads the team, Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass, that is building the pilot plant for the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO ACWA) program. When finished and fully tested, the facility will safely destroy the stockpile of chemical nerve-agent weapons stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot outside Richmond, Kentucky.

Bechtel Announces Leadership Changes

Bechtel Announces Leadership Changes

03 February 2014

Bechtel, one of the world’s leading engineering, procurement, and construction companies, today announced several leadership changes throughout its worldwide organization, effective immediately.  

Bechtel Team Makes Substantial Construction Progress at Hanford Site

Bechtel Team Makes Substantial Construction Progress at Hanford Site

06 January 2014

Completing the steam plant and placement of structural steel in the main portion of the High-Level Waste Vitrification Facility were just two of the major construction accomplishments the Bechtel team made in 2013 at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant. Watch video of the progress.