AQEC SNCR/RRI - Joliet Units 6, 7 and 8

Joliet Station, Joliet, Ill.

Client / Owner
Midwest Generation EME, LLC (now NRG Energy)
Architect / Engineer
Sargent & Lundy, LLC
Market
Power
Company
Graycor Industrial

Project Scope

Under a joint venture partnership between Sargent & Lundy and Graycor Industrial, the GSL team engineered and installed Selective Non-catalytic Reduction (SNCR) and Rich Reagent Injection (RRI) systems for four Midwest Generation stations (Crawford Units 7 and 8; Joliet Units 6, 7 and 8; Powerton Units 5 and 6; and Will County Units 3 and 4). Work included site work, foundations, installation of engineered equipment, utility piping and tie-ins (plant water and air), plant electrical systems and upgrades, as well as commissioning at each facility.

The scope of project included installation of the following components:

  • Fuel Tech SNCR and RRI systems (30 pieces at Powerton alone)

  • More than 60,000 feet of piping and tubing used throughout all stations

  • Site work and foundations

  • Electrical systems including system commissioning at each facility

  • Concrete – installed two tank foundations, double mat rebar

  • Containment slab and walls

  • Truck unloading pad (reinforced, totaling 800 CY)

  • Stainless steel tanks (350,000 gallons each)