Cogeneration CHP, North America, T&D Infrastructure

Cogen plant for Canadian oil sands facility

In concert with Canonbie Contracting Limited, an Edmonton-based construction contractor, the Washington Group is to provide overall project management, engineering, procurement, and commissioning/startup for the cogeneration facility, four substations, and 7 km of 144 kV transmission lines.

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) and residential developer Lennar Homes have signed an agreement said to represent the largest solar new homes partnership in the US, significantly eclipsing any utility’s previous solar and high-efficiency agreements with homebuilders. The agreement will bring more than 1200 super-efficient solar homes to the area within Sacramento County, California, US.