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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.

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HDR Ranks in Top 100 Green Design Firms

HDR Ranks in Top 100 Green Design Firms

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.

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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