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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 #3 at JDY, the proposed plan is for construction of a new snowmelt main from … Continued

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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, following the CSX railway tracks northeast to US-31 and then north to James before heading … Continued

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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 carefully studying the proposals now and anticipate having a decision in several weeks.