BEC Unit-4 Retrofit. ALSTOM Dry Scrubber installed for Minnesota Power coal fired boiler at Choasset, Minnesota. Burns & McDonnell was the Engineer and ERDC Ltd. supplied the site management.
“You brought a calm, firm, positive direction to the project when it was needed the most. Your clear and direct assessment of the status of the project was always on the money. The project would not be the success that it is without your invaluable input. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with you.”
– Richard J. Gendreau, October 26, 2015
Senior Project Manager for Leidos Engineering, LLC Asset Transaction Services who were hired by Minnesota Power to report monthly on project progress and contract accomplishment.
- Project was completed $100 million under Budget with a great safety record.
- All EPA Enviromental targets were being met for mercury and sulphur levels and particle emissions and that the plant is now considered a model for all coal fired plants.
- Operations were pleased with the installation and the trouble free operation. The unit started up on time and was running smoothly without any unplanned shutdowns. The Alstom Dry Scrubber was brought online without any loss of capacity to the plant.