Shaw wins contract to construct 500 MW CCGT plant

Shaw Group has been cleared to commence construction of a new dual fuel combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant at Ninemile Point Steam Electric Station located in New Orleans, Louisiana, US.

The permit allows the company to begin engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works under a contract worth $500 million.

The 500MW plant, owned by Entergy, is expected to begin commercial operations by the beginning of 2015.

Shaw chairman, president and CEO J.M. Bernhard Jr said, “This project is a testament to Shaw’s continued execution for our clients. For nearly 40 years, Shaw has worked with Entergy, providing engineering, procurement and construction solutions as well as fleetwide nuclear maintenance and modification services.”

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