Bechtel Celebrates Groundbreaking Of California Valley Solar Ranch

Bechtel Celebrates Groundbreaking Of California Valley Solar Ranch

10 November 2011

Bechtel leaders, along with representatives from NRG Energy, Inc., SunPower Corp., and local dignitaries, today celebrated the groundbreaking of the California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR), one of the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) facilities currently under construction in the world. Bechtel is providing engineering, procurement, and construction services for the 250 megawatt (MW) facility located in San Luis Obispo County, north of Los Angeles.

Bechtel Receives Notice to Proceed for World-Class Solar Facility

Bechtel Receives Notice to Proceed for World-Class Solar Facility

02 November 2011

Bechtel has received Full Notice to Proceed for construction of the California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR) project, one of the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) plants being built in the world. Bechtel is providing engineering, procurement, and construction services for the 250 megawatt (MW) facility located in San Luis Obispo County, north of Los Angeles.

Bechtel Workers Honored at Celebration of Power Facility

Bechtel Workers Honored at Celebration of Power Facility

12 October 2011

More than 200 Bechtel construction workers were honored during an event to celebrate construction of the Russell City Energy Center (RCEC) in Hayward, California. Bechtel is the engineering, procurement, and construction contractor for the 620-megawatt, combined-cycle facility. The celebration was hosted by the project’s owners, Calpine Corporation and GE Energy Financial Services, and included state and local leaders. 

Bechtel Honored by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Bechtel Honored by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

02 September 2011

Bechtel Corporation has received special recognition from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) as the school named the north wing of its new Science and Engineering Building in the company’s honor. The name was revealed during the dedication of the state-of-the-art research center. As part of Bechtel’s commitment to provide opportunities for future engineers, the company helped underwrite the construction of the new facility.  

Bechtel Makes World's

Bechtel Makes World's "Top Contractors" Lists

29 August 2011

Bechtel Corporation has once again been recognized as one of the world’s top contractors by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. 

Kosovo Motorway Reaches Key Milestone

Kosovo Motorway Reaches Key Milestone

23 August 2011

Bechtel and its partner Enka yesterday hosted a visit by the Prime Minister of Kosovo to inspect progress on the Kosovo motorway project. 

Bechtel and Linde Partner for New Ethylene Projects

Bechtel and Linde Partner for New Ethylene Projects

27 July 2011

Bechtel Corporation and Linde AG announced today they will work together to expand and build ethylene cracker plants in North America. The combination of Bechtel’s unmatched engineering, procurement, and direct-hire construction (EPC) capabilities and Linde’s proven ethylene technology provides customers a complete EPC/Technology provider.

Bechtel Recognized for Excellence in Solar Power Industry

Bechtel Recognized for Excellence in Solar Power Industry

12 July 2011

Bechtel has been named EPC Contractor of 2011 by CSP Today, a leading information organization focused on the concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) industry.  The award recognizes Bechtel’s leadership in the CSP industry and its role as the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor for the Ivanpah project—a 392MW plant under construction in California’s Mojave Desert.