California Controlled Thermal Resources (US) Inc. is planning to construct a 280-MW geothermal power plant, the Hell’s Kitchen Power Station, on a 1,900-acre site along the southern shore of the Salton Sea, near Calipatria. The project scope includes design and construction of a control room, a 230-kV substation and interconnection line, production and injection wells and well pads, gathering and injection systems, aboveground insulated geothermal fluid pipelines, a water storage pond and access roads, as well as the purchase and installation of two steam turbine and generator power-train units, steam flash vessels, and clarifiers. The plant will use Crystalliser Reactor Clarifier power-plant technology and be expandable to 750-megawatts. Development, Design & Engineering Inc., an affiliated company, is performing preliminary engineering services. Construction is expected to begin in 2019. The estimated EPC cost is between $500 million and $850 million. Thermal Resources (US) Inc., 3205 S. Dogwood Rd., El Centro, 92232. IR#CA171132.
California NextEra Energy Resources LLC is planning to construct a 60-MW solar power plant, the Ord Mountain Solar Energy Project, on a 484-acre site in Lucerne Valley. The project scope includes design and construction of mounting systems, access roads and equipment foundations; erection of 250,000 photovoltaic solar panels; and purchase and installation of inverters, cabling, transformers, switchgear and a SCADA system. Michael Baker International Inc. is providing preliminary engineering and consulting services for the project. Construction is expected to begin in 2019. The estimated EPC cost is $120 million. NextEra Energy Resources LLC, 700 Universe Blvd., Juno Beach, Fla. 33408. IR#CA171112.
New Jersey LaMonica Fine Foods is planning to expand its clam processing plant on a 25-acre site in Millville. The project scope includes construction of an 18,300-sq-ft building addition and purchase and installation of swirl tanks and washing, grinding, packaging and loading-dock equipment. A general contractor has been preselected. Fralinger Engineering has been selected to provide civil engineering services. LaMonica Fine Foods, 48 Gorton Rd., Millville, 08332. IR#NJ171105.
New Mexico Occidental Petroleum Corp. is planning to construct a muriatic acid terminal, the Aventine Terminal, near Loving. The project scope includes construction of railcar unloading and truck loading facilities; fabrication and erection of muriatic acid and water storage tanks; and purchase and installation of a packed-bed water scrubber and depressurization equipment. Construction is expected to begin in 2018. Occidental Petroleum Corp., Five Greenway Plaza, Houston, Texas 77046. IR#NM171106.
New York Smart Terra Care LLC is planning to construct a biomass processing facility at an unselected six- to seven-acre site in Warren County or Washington County. The estimated $12 million project scope includes design and construction of a 10,000-sq-ft building; two three-sided storage bunkers, load-out facilities and equipment foundations; purchase and erection of structural steel; and purchase and installation of two industrial dryers, a heat recovery system, and sludge receiving, handling and odor-control equipment. The estimated EPC cost is $12 million. Smart Terra Care LLC, c/o Earth Care Products Inc., 800 North 21st St., Independence, Kan. 63701. IR#NY171119.
Ohio MSW Plastics Inc. is planning to establish a plastics extrusion plant in Vandalia. The project scope includes renovation of a 61,200-sq-ft building and purchase and installation of raw-material storage and extrusion, cutting, finishing and packaging equipment. Construction is expected to begin in January 2018. The estimated EPC cost is $11 million. MSW Plastics Inc., 140 Minto Rd., Palmerston, Ontario, ON N0G 2PO, Canada. IR#OH171110.
Vermont LEDdynamics Inc. is planning to construct a new light-emitting diode (LED) lighting products manufacturing plant in Randolph, Vt. The project scope includes construction of a 25,000- to 30,000-sq-ft building and purchase and installation of racking and soldering, assembly, testing and packaging equipment. The Green Mountain Economic Development Corp. will own the building and lease it to LED-dynamics. GMEDC has selected DEW Construction Corp. to provide construction-management services for the building. DEW expects to solicit bids for design-build mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire-protection engineering services late in the fourth quarter of 2017 or in the first quarter of 2018. Construction is expected to begin in mid-2018. The estimated EPC cost is $4.5 million. LEDdynamics Inc., 44 Hull St., Randolph, 05060. IR#VT171103.
Wisconsin Prairie Produce Farm LLC is planning to construct a produce greenhouse and distribution facility on a 54.5-acre site, located at LakeView Corporate Park in Pleasant Prairie. The project scope includes construction of a 30,000-sq-ft building and a 15.3-acre greenhouse structure. The scope further includes the purchase and installation of climate-control, water-recycling, irrigation and loading-dock equipment as well as vegetable-cleaning, sorting, conveying and packaging equipment. Construction is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2018. The facility will grow and distribute tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, strawberries, beans and eggplant to retailers, wholesalers and institutional suppliers. The estimated EPC cost is $30 million. Prairie Produce Farm LLC, 19377 Peterson Rd., Libertyville, Ill. 60048. IR#WI171114.
Information is derived from Industrial Reports, a market intelligence firm specializing in industrial construction. To receive the full report with details and contacts for any of the above projects, call 800-235-2330 x2002 or email ENRprojects@industrialreports.com. To see all recent projects or to receive new project alerts, go to: http://www.industrialreports.com/enr.