Haynes 5 & 6 Repowering Project - Long Beach, Calif.
The Haynes Power Plant is a natural gas and steam power plant located in Long Beach, California. The Haynes Unit 5 & 6 Repowering project replaced two existing 300MW gas turbines with six new GE LMS100 natural gas-fired turbine units.
Another major aspect of the project was the installation of dry cooling gas compressors, electrical transformers and switching equipment, removing the need for the current ocean water cooling system for those units.
MEC and Kiewit personnel managed two electrical subcontractors along with self performing portions of the electrical work.
The major pieces of the electrical scope included the installation of:
The finished project provides the city of Los Angeles with fuel efficient units, reduced greenhouse gas and NOx emissions, and lowered fuel costs.