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… Read More»
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… Read More»
The Official Statement from the City of Holland for its $158.84 million bond offer is now available. Find a downloadable PDF of the statement here.
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 of Directors voted, in a… Read More»
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.
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 design and construction firms, and… Read More»
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. As revenue bonds, the amount… Read More»
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… Read More»
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.”
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.
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
Mark your calendars for this Wednesday, Jan 22 at 5:30 PM. During a special joint meeting with the HBPW Board of Directors and City Council, we’ll be revealing the architectural design for the new power station! The event will be held in the Council Chambers… Read More»
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 images to see Holland’s Police… Read More»
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 public comments or requests for… Read More»
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”… Read More»
Yesterday, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced a public comment period for the Holland BPW’s application to build a new Combined Heat and Power plant. The public comment period will begin October 28, 2013 and will run through November 27, 2013. Although the installation… Read More»
Early last week, Dave Koster, general manager at the Holland BPW, was on the air with WPNW, “The Pledge.” Koster discussed the location for the proposed new energy facility as well as some of the reactions from business tenants and residents most affected by the… Read More»
From the Holland Sentinel | Read Full Article Holland — The Holland Board of Public Works was awarded Monday the Diamond recognition from the American Public Power Association. The award recognizes companies that provide the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service to its… Read More»
Annette Manwell | From the Holland Sentinel | Read the Full Article Holland — HDR, the firm that recommended that the city of Holland choose combined cycle natural gas for its electrical generation, also could become the engineer for the project. The Holland City Council… Read More»