Cambridge Energy Center Unit 2

Location: Cambridge, Minn.

Client: Great River Energy

Completion Date: 2007

Burns & McDonnell provided detailed design engineering, construction services and startup services for Cambridge Energy Center Unit 2. The project involved installation of a single Siemens Westinghouse V84.3A in simple cycle service. The unit fires only natural gas.

  • Site evaluation
  • Feasibility study
  • Detailed design
  • Procurement (bid and evaluation)
  • Construction services
  • Startup support

Great River Energy is a generation and transmission cooperative providing electric service to 28 distribution cooperatives. For the 170-MW Cambridge Energy Center Unit 2 project, Burns & McDonnell provided development assistance, detailed design, construction services and startup support for the installation of a single Siemens Westinghouse V84.3A.

The project was designed and constructed using a multiple contract approach. Equipment contracts were prepared separately for the combustion turbine (with ancillary equipment), electrical equipment, oil water separator, gas conditioning skid and miscellaneous pumps. Construction contracts included heavy haul, site preparation, foundations, mechanical, field erected tanks and electrical packages.

  • Built on an existing site
  • Natural gas-fired only