A Denver jury decided Nov. 16 that The Shaw Group, Baton Rouge, La., will have to pay Xcel Energy, Minneapolis, Minn. $40 million for delays and construction costs on the Comanche Unit 3 coal-fired powerplant in Pueblo, Colo. But in a split verdict, the jury also awarded Shaw an undisclosed amount of damages. Photo: Xcel Energy Comanche 3 coal-fired unit is located in Pueblo, Colo. The verdict in district court for city and county of Denver relates to a dispute between Shaw and Xcel Energy regarding a contract entered into in February 2006 to build Xcel’s Comanche Unit 3, which
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.