University Park, Illinois

300-MW Peaker Plant Construction

Client / Owner

University Park Energy, LLC (division of Constellation Power Source)




Graycor Industrial

Project Scope

Graycor Industrial was chosen as the general contractor to erect six Pratt & Whitney Twin-Pac® combustion turbines. The project, which expended 150,000 man-hours, included performing all excavation, concrete, piping, electrical and equipment setting, as well as final site work in conjunction with the construction. Graycor’s team also assisted in startup and commissioning.

Major Equipment:

6 Pratt & Whitney Twin-Pac® and generators (Owner-provided)
Control building
100,000-gallon demineralized water tank
100,000-gallon raw water tank
The mechanical piping and electrical work were subcontracted.