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Holland Energy Park Earns Envision® Platinum Award

Holland Energy Park Earns Envision® Platinum Award

First Power Plant and Park Project to Receive an Envision Award (Holland, Mich.) – Holland Energy Park recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s (ISI) Envision Platinum award recognizing the sustainability of public infrastructure. Holland Energy Park is the first-in-the-country base load power generating plant to receive an Envision rating.  The Holland Board of Public … Continued

Holland Board of Public Works to host auction

Holland Board of Public Works to host auction

The Holland Board of Public Works is auctioning off the last remaining buildings at the Holland Energy Park. This 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home, built in 1939, has served as the administrative office and conference space for the BPW the past year. New…

P21: Looking Back

P21: Looking Back

Five years ago when we launched Power for The 21st Century (P21) we created a home base for our community’s discussion about meeting our future energy needs. Since 2010, the P21 initiative has served to engage and inform the community…

How the Energy Park will Improve Snowmelt

How the Energy Park will Improve Snowmelt

Combining Heat & Power for Economic Growth The need for expansion One benefit of having the Holland Energy Park natural gas plant close to downtown is that it can support expansion of our snowmelt system. Currently, Holland’s snowmelt is at maximum capacity, supported…

Learn About the Holland Energy Park Cooling Towers

Learn About the Holland Energy Park Cooling Towers

Learn About the Holland Energy Park Cooling Towers Why do we need cooling towers? As construction advances on the Holland Energy Park (HEP), passersby will notice significant progress on the cooling towers structure nearest Chicago Drive. These towers are critical…

Energy Park builder Krystle Kosbar wins MASCI Apprenticeship Award

Energy Park builder Krystle Kosbar wins MASCI Apprenticeship Award

Energy Park builder Krystle Kosbar wins MASCI Apprenticeship Award Barton Malow employee Krystle Kosbar earned the 2015 MASCI Excellence in Apprenticeship Award for her commitment to developing her craft, leadership skills, community service and competitive spirit. The Michigan Apprenticeship Steering Committee (MASCI), founded in 1977, is a multi-sector advocacy group promoting the benefits of Registered … Continued

Visitor’s Center Charette Engages Community Thinkers

Visitor’s Center Charette Engages Community Thinkers

One engaging feature of the new Holland Energy Park will be a visitor center that uses both internal and external space to showcase the stories about our history, technology, community and environment that are intertwined in the Energy Park. We took a big step toward our vision for the visitor center last month when the … Continued

Senator Peters Visits Holland Energy Park

Senator Peters Visits Holland Energy Park

Showing Progress Senator Gary Peters visited the Holland Energy Park yesterday to learn the story behind it’s development and the environmental improvements to the area. Accompanying him on the tour were Mayor Robert Vande Vusse, HBPW board president Tim Hemingway, general manager…

Holland Energy Park featured in Environmental Leader report

Holland Energy Park featured in Environmental Leader report

Environmental Leader (a trade publication for environmental, energy and sustainability news) featured an article from HBPW Vice Chair Diane Haworth about the process leading up to development of the Holland Energy Park this month. The Insider Knowledge report features details, lessons-learned, tactics, insights…


New Power Plant Architectural Design