Combined-Cycle Power Plant Project
Client / Owner
Architect / Engineer
Sargent & Lundy
Reliant Energy contracted with Bighorn Constructors -a joint venture between Graycor Industrial, Sargent & Lundy, Sachs Electric and Murphy Co.-for the design and construction of a combined-cycle power generation facility in Primm, Nevada. The work included all site work, foundations, access roads, unloading and erection of combustion turbine/generator sets, HRSGs, steam turbine/generator package and air-cooled condenser.
All subcontracts, as well as startup and commissioning were performed by the Joint Venture.
Major Equipment by Owner:
Turbines – Siemens Westinghouse 501FD Combustion Turbine Generators – 160 MW each
HRSGs – Alstom
Steam Turbine Generator Package – Alstom 230 MW
Concrete Yardage: 15,000