Project update

October 19, 2016


  • Foundation construction is 65% complete. The following foundation components have been completed since the last update:
    • Turbine building structural mat
    • Turbine pedestal
    • Exhaust stack structural mat
    • Pipe Bridge pile foundations
    • The remaining foundations will be constructed in spring/summer 2017
  • Approximately 1,800 tons of structural steel has been erected and is approximately 60% complete.
  • Boiler ductwork and steam drum has been staged in the building for future installation.
  • Exterior wall panel installation has begun with installation of the supporting girts.
  • The pipe bridge fabrication in Bellingham, WA is complete and sections are being shipped to the site.
  • Major equipment deliveries have been ongoing and will continue through Spring 2017. Equipment received since last update:
    • Boiler ductwork and tubing
    • Multi clone separator
    • Turbine
    • Generator
  • Equipment procurement is nearly complete. Purchase orders have recently been issued for:
    • MV and LV switchgear
    • Motor control centers
    • DCS control system
    • UPS power system
    • Condensate polisher
    • Variable frequency drives
  • Work Package 4 design review is complete and final drawings will be submitted at the end of October 2016.
  • Work Package 5 design review is scheduled for December 2016 with final drawings issued in late January 2017.
  • Construction activities will continue through the winter of 2016-2017.


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