Burns & McDonnell to EPC two solar projects in Iowa for Alliant Energy

Burns & McDonnell to EPC two solar projects in Iowa for Alliant Energy
Piles on the Wever mission

Burns & McDonnell is the EPC contractor and is perhaps a self-performing constructing for two Alliant Energy photograph voltaic initiatives in Iowa: the 150-MW Wever mission in Lee County and the 50-MW Creston mission in Union County. The initiatives are anticipated to be positioned in service later this 12 months.


Burns & McDonnell is providing built-in firms for the initiatives. The company these days achieved EPC and self-perform constructing for 9 of Alliant Energy’s photograph voltaic initiatives in Wisconsin.

“We’re excited to assemble on the momentum of the 9 web sites we effectively delivered for Alliant Energy in Wisconsin,” says Jami Stone, constructing mission supervisor at Burns & McDonnell. “We look forward to persevering to assemble this trust-based relationship to implement additional renewable energy initiatives for them.”

AZCO, the union-building subsidiary of Burns & McDonnell, is performing the event. Almost the entire workforce will come from native trades, along with carpenters, laborers, operators, and electricians. Peak labor is anticipated to attain 300 on the Wever mission and 120 on the Creston mission.

The price of a built-in technique is seen within the Wever mission. Because of its location in a flood plain, additional planning, permitting, and engineered choices have been thought-about. Designers collaborated with constructing professionals to arrange 500-year flood ranges. Burns & McDonnell proactively designed and put in a drain tile system in-house to accommodate the environmentally delicate house, cut back the hazard of flooding, and mitigate potential challenges.

Completely different mission highlights embrace making use of recent and progressive utilized sciences to streamline constructing, making it further surroundings pleasant and environmentally sustainable. The mission group may arrange 3 miles of underground cable to interconnect the AC assortment system on the Wever web site with the closest present electrical substation.

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