IRVING, Texas--Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Brunswick County Power Station in Virginia was named Project of the Year by Power Engineering magazine during yesterday’s keynote address at the Power-Gen International conference and exhibition in Orlando. Fluor designed and built the 1,358-megawatt natural gas combined-cycle facility for Dominion Virginia Power.
The Power Engineering awards program recognized eight projects as finalists across the four categories of Natural Gas, Renewables, Coal, and Combined Heat and Power. Projects were evaluated based on technological innovation, local impact, logistical challenges, creativity and capacity. The project was also recognized as the 2016 Natural Gas-Fired Project of the Year.
“We are proud that Brunswick County Power Station has been recognized with this respected industry award,” said Wolfgang Greinke, vice president of Fluor’s Power business. “With a history spanning nearly 50 years in the natural gas power industry, we are privileged to bring our turnkey services to the next generation of new, advanced technology power facilities. This important project also represents the successful continuation of Fluor’s relationship with Dominion Virginia Power, a respected and trusted client.”
The Brunswick County Power Station began commercial operations in April 2016 with Fluor providing engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning services for the facility. Fluor’s construction staff and craft peaked at more than 1,500 team members. The construction team successfully installed more than 38,000 cubic yards of concrete, 142,000 linear feet of pipe and 420 miles of cable. The project was completed ahead of schedule.
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