Microsoft’s Thermal Energy Center provides more than power for the tech giant’s headquarters in Redmond, Wash. It’s a source of pride for the engineering, design and construction team behind the project.
While the construction outlook for Anchorage and Alaska in general seems to have peaked somewhat, Storter says there are three big drivers for infrastructure development: the Alaska Dept. of Transportation, the US Army Corps of Engineers and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
With a four-decade record of reliability and the knack to make major projects succeed, Everett, Wash.-based Valley Electric has become the go-to electrical contractor for large-scale, hard-bid projects in the Pacific Northwest.
Tunneling through an urban environment like that of Los Angeles is complex enough. Add to that a medley of poor soils (including tar pits); a variety of dangerous gases; and two seismic faults and it becomes a task that until not so long ago was impossible.
An official groundbreaking held Nov. 1 kicked off a 12.37-megawatt solar carport and energy storage system project at Six Flags Magic Mountain, representing the largest single-site commercial renewable energy project in California and the largest U.S. solar project allocated toward a for-profit organization.