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Georgia Power

Project Name:

Georgia Power – Plant Bowen FGD Scrubbers Unit 3-4 & Ball Mill

Background Information: 

Largest Coal Fired Power Plant Producer for Southern Company

Owner:

Georgia Power Company

Location:

Cartersville, GA

Contract Value:

Over $25 Million

Prime Contractor:

Summit Power Constructors

Project started in 2006 and Completed in 2009

Description:

White Electrical installed all aspects of the electrical distribution, instrumentation and controls, lighting, fire alarm, lightning protection, cable bus and cable trays.

Installation Of (4) DC battery systems and associated interface to UPS

(Uninterrupted Power Supply)

Installation of over 300,000 of fiber optic cabling

Installation of over 150,000′ of Aluminum conduit

Installation of Foxboro DCS system network and cabling

We installed 10,000′ of cable bus and 16,000′ of cable tray

Installation of 600V to 15KV Switchgear and MCC’s

Calibration and installation of Instruments and Tubing

Design and installation of Heat Tracing System

Design and installation of Lightning Protection System

Megger and Hi Pot Testing up to 15KV

Cable Database Management

Systems Turnover Management

QA/QC Administration

Challenges:

Liquidated damages of up to $25,000.00 a day

Major scheduling interface required between multiple Contractors and craft persons

Existing Critical UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) for each Unit was upgraded without any interruptions to Plant Operations

Peak craft manpower above 170 men

Overall craft Project Manpower peak at above 1400 men

Summary:

This was successful project for White Electrical and Summit Power Constructors. We Completed each phase of the project on time and within budget. This enabled the owner to meet EPA regulations within the performance of the FGD Scrubbers. We performed over 350,000 man hours with an incident rate of 1.2. We had over 287,000 man hours without a recordable accident. We met all of the established milestones as required by the contract.