SNC-Lavalin wins contract for cutting-edge power project in the United States
MONTREAL, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC), in joint
venture with Skanska, has been awarded a contract for the Newark Energy
Center, a 655-MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant in New Jersey.
SNC-Lavalin is providing engineering, procurement, start-up and commissioning
services, while Skanska is responsible for construction and site management.
The Newark Energy Center is being developed by a joint venture of Hess Newark
Plant Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Hess Corporation and EIF-NEC, LLC, a
subsidiary of private equity funds managed by Energy Investors Funds.
The plant will use the latest General Electric (GE) F class 5 series
combustion gas turbines to generate power in a reliable and energy efficient
manner. The facility, scheduled to be operational in 2015, will also be one of
the cleanest of its kind in the United States thanks to its use of natural gas
and sophisticated emissions control technology.
"We are proud to support a project that will provide clean, efficient and
dependable electricity to the northern New Jersey grid, while bringing new
jobs and revenue to Newark," said Patrick Lamarre, Executive Vice-President,
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
SNC-Lavalin has a long history of working with GE F class gas turbines, having
successfully installed 70 such units at power plants around the world.
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the
world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in the
provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin
has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and
is currently working in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com.
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