LOCATION: Erving, MA
DESIGN START: November 2014
SIZE & TECHNOLOGY: 5.6 MW Solar Turbine, Taurus 60 dual fuel combustion turbine with duct-fired heat recovery steam generator
IN-SERVICE: December 2015
FIRM ROLE: EPC (Engineer, Procure, Construct), Commissioning
Waldron served as the EPC (Engineer, Procure, Construct) Contractor for the Erving Paper CHP Project. The job consisted of a new CHP and building located adjacent to the Mill’s existing steam plant, and included a Solar Turbines Taurus 60 dual fuel combustion turbine with a duct-fired, 600-psig Heat Recovery Steam Generator, connection to the Mill’s existing Compressed Natural Gas delivery system, a synthetic natural gas (propane + air) mixing system for secondary fuel to the duct burner, a revised 13.8 kV electrical interconnection with new switchgear, a black start generator, and various upgrades to the existing utility systems necessary to accommodate the project. Waldron worked with the Mill and a team of subcontractors to complete Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning of this fast track project within eighteen months from Notice to Proceed, working within and around the operating Mill.