DTE Energy awarded a contract to URS to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the installation of a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system at its Monroe power plant in Michigan. The three-year contract is worth $157 million to URS.
MidAmerican Energy Holdings established a new business to support the company’s move into the unregulated renewables market. MidAmerican Renewables LLC, based in Des Moines, Iowa, will oversee wind, geothermal, solar, and hydro projects, and provide commercial management services.
Delmarva Power agreed to purchase 38 MW of wind energy and associated renewable energy credits from the recently completed Chestnut Flats wind facility in south-central Pennsylvania. The facility is owned by EDF subsidiary enXco. The project is comprised of 19 Gamesa wind turbines, each having 2 MW of rated capacity.