Broad-based energy services provider, NAES Corporation, recently announced that NAES Power Contractors, Inc. has been awarded a GE LM 6000 gas turbine construction project near Soldotna, Alaska.
Homer Electric Association, dba Alaska Electric and Energy Cooperative (AEEC), is installing an LM 6000 simple cycle gas turbine at the Soldotna Power Plant located just outside of the city. To facilitate the schedule and accommodate lead-time for shop drawings for owner-supplied equipment, the project has been divided into three phases. AEEC has contracted with NAES Power Contractors for Phase 3 of the project, which includes turbine placement, stack assembly and erection, installation of all ancillary systems and equipment, and start up and commissioning. The plant is scheduled for operation by October 2013.
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