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St. Louis, MO 63132

Alliant Energy Edgewater Environmental Upgrade (AQCS)  

PayneCrest’s experience is proving invaluable to a joint venture team helping Wisconsin Power and Light, a unit of U.S. power company Alliant Energy Corp, comply with stricter emission standards.  PayneCrest is supplying constructability reviews and value engineering solutions to upgrades at Unit 5 of the Edgewater coal-fired power plant in Sheboygan, Wis.  Work on the 30-year-old, 407-megawatt (MW) unit entails installing a scrubber and bag house system to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions by about 90 percent and significantly reduce fine particulate matter. 

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Flint Creek Plant Retrofit Project  

American Electric Power Corporation's $400 million Flint Creek retrofit project received funding to comply with new stringent US environmental regulations. The construction scope consists of an installation of a NID Dry Flue Gas Desulphurization (DFDG) System and Activated Carbone Injection (ACI) system to mitigate plant emission of sulfur and mercury.

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Asbury Air Quality Control System (AQCS)  

An era of intensified EPA regulations has increased the need for PayneCrest’s services to modernize power plants – among them, the Empire District Electric’s 216-megawatt Power Plant in Ashbury, Mo.  Ashbury’s new Air Quality Control System (AQCS) was successfully activated as PayneCrest delivered precision electrical installations supporting the plant’s new scrubber system.

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Ameren Taum Sauk Controls Upgrade  

PayneCrest delivered the most technically challenging component of Ameren’s rebuild and modernization of its 450-megawatt Taum Sauk Hydroelectric Power Plant. Our design team optimized plans and installed all new electrical and control systems including 4,160-volt switchgear, 480-volt switchgear and motor control centers, panel boards, DCS (Digital Control System), protective relaying, new switchyard controls cables, communications systems, 125 VDC batteries and chargers, cables, raceway, and new instrumentation and instrumentation piping. 

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Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass Plant  

The Abengoa plant will produce 25 million gallons of ethanol derived from nearly 350,000 tons of the earth’s most abundant organic feedstock source – plant fiber or cellulosic biomass. The residue of biomass will be combusted along with 300 tons/day of fry, raw biomass material (feedstock) to produce 18 megawatts of electricity.

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