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… Read More»
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 kitchen cabinets and counter tops… Read More»
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 Dave Koster, project director Dan… Read More»
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 and case studies from corporate… Read More»
Midwest Energy News covered the Holland Energy Park this week with a nice write-up on our snowmelt system and the backstory behind developing the plant. Find the full story at Midwest Energy News. *Photo property of Midwest Energy News.
During four days in August the Holland Board of Public Works will be transporting major components for the new Holland Energy Park from Verplank Dock. The equipment on the move from August 9 – 12 will be the heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) for Holland’s new… Read More»
Candace Elise is in Lake Michigan, heading to Verplank Docks this morning (August 7), with an estimated arrival time between 11:30am-12:30pm. Track this tug that is carrying the Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs, pronounced HER-sigs) that capture waste heat. This waste heat is used to melt… Read More»
You can track the ocean voyage of Holland’s new natural gas turbines and watch Holland Energy Park construction progress via webcam. You can view the project’s timeline and keep up-to-date via P21’s Facebook page. And now you can watch the construction progress in person… Read More»
Holland Board of Public Works (BPW) is partnering with Holland Youth Connections to employ five at-risk local teens this summer on outdoor projects to sustain wildlife and beautify Holland’s eastern gateway at the Holland Energy Park. “These teens are working on the grounds of a… Read More»
The SGT-800 combustion gas turbines that will power our new power plant have begun the long journey from their manufacturing facility in Finspång, Sweden according to Norrköpings Tidningar, a local paper of the port city. The paper does not have an English translation, but if you’re able to read… Read More»
The greater Holland community took a big step into its energy future today with a groundbreaking ceremony that celebrated the commencement of major construction on the Holland Energy Park. “The important conversation about energy that has taken place in our community for most of a… Read More»
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,… Read More»
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.
Our partners at Siemens AG are in the news for their collaboration on the Holland Energy Park. See the story here.
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… Read More»
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… Read More»
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 plant and tree growth, wetlands… Read More»
MiBiz recently released a story about cleanup and restoration efforts at the Holland Energy Park. Read about it here.
We love being part of a community that does things right, and we’re proud to take that approach in preparing the site for the new Energy Park, especially when it comes to the environment. Read about our recent cleanup work on GRBJ Read the full… Read More»
HDR, the architectural firm behind the Holland Energy Park, ranks 11th in the top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms according to the annual listing issued by Engineering News-Record. Read the article here.