Bechtel and Solfocus Deliver Renewable Power for California Agribusiness

Bechtel and Solfocus Deliver Renewable Power for California Agribusiness

01 April 2011

Bechtel, SolFocus, and developer Sol Orchard announced today that a one-megawatt high concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) power plant was completed for Nichols Farms, a pistachio farm in Hanford, CA. The solar plant, which utilizes the SolFocus SF-1100S CPV systems, was designed and built by Bechtel.

Generation mPower Names Executive Leadership

Generation mPower Names Executive Leadership

02 March 2011

Generation mPower LLC, a joint company formed by The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) and Bechtel to design, license, and build the next generation of nuclear power plants based on B&W mPower™ reactor technology, today announced several executive leadership appointments.

Bechtel Selected by Xcel Energy for Nuclear Plant Services

Bechtel Selected by Xcel Energy for Nuclear Plant Services

24 February 2011

Bechtel today announced it has been selected by Xcel Energy to provide engineering, field engineering, and construction services at the utility’s Monticello and Prairie Island nuclear generating plants in Minnesota.

Bechtel Completes Nuclear Job Ahead of Schedule

Bechtel Completes Nuclear Job Ahead of Schedule

09 February 2011

Bechtel today announced that it has completed a steam generation replacement (SGR) project ahead of schedule on Unit 3 of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in San Clemente, California. 

Bechtel’s Innovative Approach to Dulles Rail Project

Bechtel’s Innovative Approach to Dulles Rail Project

21 January 2011

USA Today provides an in-depth look at the innovative techniques being used to build the Dulles Corridor Metrorail project. Bechtel is part of Dulles Transit Partners (DTP), the lead contractor building the rail extension.

Bechtel Completes Power Megaproject

Bechtel Completes Power Megaproject

18 January 2011

Bechtel has turned over the Oak Creek power plant expansion project in Oak Creek, Wisconsin to the plant operator, Wisconsin Electric Power Company.  The move signals the completion of the plant, which is now one of the most efficient coal-fired power plants in the United States.

Bechtel Project Recognized by Power Engineering

Bechtel Project Recognized by Power Engineering

21 December 2010

The W. H. Sammis Air Quality Control Project, for which Bechtel provided engineering, procurement, construction, and startup services, received honorable mention in the 2010 Power Engineering Projects of the Year awards. 

Bechtel Selected for First-of-its-kind Nuclear Project

Bechtel Selected for First-of-its-kind Nuclear Project

16 December 2010

Bechtel will provide design and project management support services for the first commercial nuclear power plant in the Middle East. The plant will be one of four that a consortium headed by the Korean Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) will build and manage in the United Arab Emirates.

Bechtel Project Receives Prestigious Award

Bechtel Project Receives Prestigious Award

06 December 2010

The W. H. Sammis Air Quality Control Project, for which Bechtel provided engineering, procurement, construction and startup services, was named Construction Project of the Year at the 2010 Platts Global Energy Awards. The award was presented in New York on December 2.