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Construction to Begin in April

Construction to Begin in April

After years of planning and preparation, next month marks the official start of construction for the Holland Energy Park! Find our anticipated timeline for completion below. Get updates on progress or join in the conversation by following us on Facebook. Estimated Dates Tasks January 1, 2015 Contract signed by all parties February 16, 2015 Site … Continued

Crane Assembly Begins at Holland Energy Park

Crane Assembly Begins at Holland Energy Park

Photo property of the Holland Sentinel, Emily Brouwer/Sentinel Staff. Barton Malow, our EPC Contractor is assembling the construction crane for the Holland Energy Park this week. See the full story at the Holland Sentinel.

Siemens in the News for Holland Energy Park turbines

Siemens in the News for Holland Energy Park turbines

Our partners at Siemens AG are in the news for their collaboration on the Holland Energy Park. See the story here.

Video: See the Technology behind HEP’s Natural Gas Turbines

Video: See the Technology behind HEP’s Natural Gas Turbines

The Holland Energy Park will operate two Siemens SGT-800 turbines in combination with a combined cycle process to generate electricity. Learn about the turbines in this video from Siemens AG. Video courtesy of Siemens AG. Copyright 2015, Siemens AG. All…

Barton Malow to Host Subcontractor / Supplier Outreach Event

Barton Malow to Host Subcontractor / Supplier Outreach Event

Barton Malow, the EPC Contractor for the Holland Energy Park, will be hosting an Subcontractor / Supplier Outreach event at the City Flats Hotel next week Wednesday, February 11. The event will be an opportunity for the contractor to connect with…

Dan Nally Awarded Sustainability Newsmaker of the Year by GRBJ

Dan Nally Awarded Sustainability Newsmaker of the Year by GRBJ

Holland, MI – January 28, 2015 — Holland Board of Public Works (BPW) Business Services Director Dan Nally has been named Newsmaker of the Year in the Sustainability category by the Grand Rapids Business Journal. In an awards ceremony at Meijer Gardens this morning, the publication awarded Nally for his leadership in building a sustainable, … Continued

Holland BPW & City Council Approve EPC Contract for Energy Park

Holland BPW & City Council Approve EPC Contract for Energy Park

January 21, 2015, Holland, MI— The Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW) and Holland City Council have approved an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with Southfield, MI-based Barton Malow for the design and construction of the Holland Energy Park natural gas power plant. HBPW and Barton Malow entered into an engineering services agreement (ESA) … Continued

Video: Restoring the Land Documentary

Video: Restoring the Land Documentary

The 26-acre site of the Holland Energy Park was for decades a repository for tons (literally) of dumped scrap, tires, broken concrete, tree waste and other materials. Steps to remediate the site included the removal of dumped materials, preservation of…

Video: 3D CAD Projection of Holland Energy Park Construction

Video: 3D CAD Projection of Holland Energy Park Construction

As part of their EPC proposal process, Barton Malow has put together a 3D graphics projection of the full construction process on the Holland Energy Park. Take a look!

HBPW Enters Engineering Services Agreement with Barton Malow

HBPW Enters Engineering Services Agreement with Barton Malow

HBPW and Holland City Council have approved a $1.9 million Engineering Services Agreement (ESA) with Barton Malow. The contract outlines plans to begin engineering design on the Holland Energy Park and develop a full Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract.…

You’re Invited: Georgetown University Energy Prize Kick-off Rally

You’re Invited: Georgetown University Energy Prize Kick-off Rally

The City of Holland is a Quarterfinalist in a 2-year competition to win over $5 million. The Georgetown University Energy Prize is a national competition to encourage communities to develop innovative, replicable, scalable and continuous reductions in per-capita energy consumption. The…

Photos: Before and After Demolition at the Future Holland Energy Park

Photos: Before and After Demolition at the Future Holland Energy Park

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HBPW Seeks Envision™ Rating

HBPW Seeks Envision™ Rating

The Holland BPW has a commitment to our community to pursue a responsible, sustainable and prosperous solution for our energy future. With planning and site preparation for the Holland Energy Park underway, we continue to recognize the importance of transparency and accountability to our goals. That’s why the Holland BPW is pursuing top honors through … Continued

Holland BPW Studies Snowmelt Expansion

Holland BPW Studies Snowmelt Expansion

The BPW is currently working with Holland-based architect GMB to study and plan for the transition of the snowmelt system from relying on James De Young (JDY) Unit #3 to the Holland Energy Park. With the eventual retirement of Unit…

Plans for New Generator Interconnect Route

Plans for New Generator Interconnect Route

The Holland BPW has announced plans for the preferred generator interconnect route that will tie in the Holland Energy Park to our community’s existing power distribution system. The proposed 138 kilovolt (kV) line would exit from behind the new plant,…

Update: EPC Contractor Status

Update: EPC Contractor Status

UPDATE: After extending the deadline for EPC contractor bids to September 12, the Holland BPW has received three competitive proposals for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction contractor that will serve in the construction of the Holland Energy Park. We are…

VIDEO: Demolition Underway at Future Energy Park site

VIDEO: Demolition Underway at Future Energy Park site

Demolition is on schedule at the site of Holland’s future Energy Park. Over the past months, the Holland BPW has completed demolition of nearly all parcels of land necessary for the construction of the new power plant. Currently, contractors are…

HBPW Approves Contracts for Turbines & HRSG units

HBPW Approves Contracts for Turbines & HRSG units

Development of the Holland Energy Park is progressing on schedule with the Board’s recent approval of three important equipment purchases. First, the HBPW contracted with Siemens on the purchase of two natural gas combustion turbines for $37.7 million. Against bids from two other global manufacturers, Siemens offered the most competitive deal with two SGT-800 units … Continued


New Power Plant Architectural Design