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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 tackling the largest of the demolition projects, the former Atmosphere Processing Inc. facility at 100 … Continued

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…

Deadline for EPC Contractors is Today

Deadline for EPC Contractors is Today

This afternoon at 5:00PM marks the deadline for EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) contractor bids. We anticipate narrowing down a short list of qualified applicants within the next several weeks, and we’ll post again at that time.

City Council Approves Land Transfer

City Council Approves Land Transfer

In accordance with Michigan PA 425, Holland City Council has approved a land transfer from the Holland Charter Township for a portion of the future site of our community’s new Energy Park. The land consists of the region east of…

The Process of Engaging an EPC Contractor Continues

The Process of Engaging an EPC Contractor Continues

We receive a lot of calls from contractors and other local businesses interested in bidding for work on the new energy generating facility. Although we are currently in the process of engaging an EPC contractor who will be making the…

Local Fire Departments Conduct Exercise at Future Energy Park Site

Local Fire Departments Conduct Exercise at Future Energy Park Site

Over 30 firefighters from four local fire departments participated in a smoke-out exercise at Fifth St. and Fairbanks last Saturday. The City of Holland, City of Zeeland, Park Township and Holland Township fire departments each took part in the exercise, which they have called a total success. The Holland Board of Public Works has been … Continued

Holland BPW Reuses Materials at Future Power Plant Site and Supports Charities

Holland BPW Reuses Materials at Future Power Plant Site and Supports Charities

May 21, 2014, Holland, MI –. The Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW) announced its extensive efforts to reuse and recycle materials at the 26-acre site of Holland’s future power plant today. The site contains a wide variety of items that the utility will move through auctions, reuse, recycling and donation. “The Holland Energy Park … Continued

Holland Approves Sale of Bonds to Finance New Power Plant

Holland Approves Sale of Bonds to Finance New Power Plant

News Release Release Date: 3/19/2014 Contact: Anne Saliers (616) 355-1658 HOLLAND APPROVES SALE OF BONDS TO FINANCE NEW POWER PLANT March 19, 2014, Holland, Michigan – The City of Holland City Council and the Holland Board of Public Works Board…

Bond Sale Information Available

Bond Sale Information Available

UPDATE: While the initial bond sale is now complete, further bond information is available through the Electronic Municipal Market Access Website (CUSIP 435182) or through your trusted financial adviser.

HBPW EPC Package Available

HBPW EPC Package Available

The BPW is performing a prequalification of potential bidders for the Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) design/build contract. The prequalification process is applicable to potential bidders that have been identified by BPW’s U.S. market information, solicitation to the BPW directly by…

City Council and HBPW Approve $195 Million Bond Offer

City Council and HBPW Approve $195 Million Bond Offer

At last night’s joint meeting of Holland City Council and the Holland BPW Board of Directors, both groups unanimously approved the sale of up to $195 million in municipal bonds to fund construction of Holland’s new natural gas power plant.…

New Power Plant Design Video

New Power Plant Design Video

With the project approved, the site selected and the property acquired, our community needed to determine what our new power plant would like and how it would fit into the surrounding neighborhood. This video presentation helps encapsulate the process the Blue Ribbon Panel took in overseeing design of the new power plant. To find stills … Continued

West Coast Chamber Presentation: Re-Energizing the Community with Holland BPW

West Coast Chamber Presentation: Re-Energizing the Community with Holland BPW

If you missed the West Coast Chamber’s Early Bird Breakfast this morning, or if you just want another look, check out Dave Koster’s Prezi presentation. You can also download a PDF version of the leave-behind brochure, “Ready for OUR Energy Future.”

Michigan Land Use Institute: Holland Working on Community Energy Plan

Michigan Land Use Institute: Holland Working on Community Energy Plan

The Michigan Land Use Institute recently published a story discussing our Community Energy Plan, the new power plant, snow melt expansion and more. Find it online on their website.

New Architectural Designs Presentation

New Architectural Designs Presentation

See the presentation from this evening’s special joint meeting with the HBPW Board of Directors and City Council, where we revealed the architectural design for the new power station. Download the Board Meeting Presentation in PDF Format

Photo Gallery: Local & Regional Public Safety Departments in Action

Photo Gallery: Local & Regional Public Safety Departments in Action

As the former Atmospheric Processing Company awaits demolition to make way for the construction of Holland’s new power generation station, local and regional public safety departments have been using the space to conduct realistic training drills and other live exercises. Check out these…

MDEQ approves Permit to Install for Holland’s new gas-fired power plant

MDEQ approves Permit to Install for Holland’s new gas-fired power plant

Our community took a big step forward December 4, with notification from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) that the agency has approved the Permit To Install for Holland’s new gas-fired power generating facility. MDEQ said it received no…

Dan Nally Discusses Holland’s Energy Plan on WGVU

Dan Nally Discusses Holland’s Energy Plan on WGVU

Listen as Dan Nally, Business Services Director at the HBPW, discusses Holland’s energy plan and the use of the sustainable return on investment on WGVU. Dan’s interview was first broadcast on WGVU’s “The Morning Show” with Shelley Irwin as part of the monthly “Sustainable Community Voices” series. Listen Now   If you’re having trouble, please try downloading … Continued


New Power Plant Architectural Design