Project Detail

Ft. Fairfield Power Plant

Ft. Fairfield, ME

Scope of Work

Cianbro managed the design and carried out the construction of a 36 MW biomass power plant.

Project Details

  • Installed a 300,000 pound per hour traveling grate field erected boiler
  • Erected a 36 MW, condensing turbine/generator, with 5 extraction points for feedwater heating
  • Constructed fuel storage and handling facilities
  • Built a fuel processing building and installed fuel screens and hogs
  • Constructed turbine and boiler buildings, office facilities, a warehouse, and maintenance shop
  • Erected a state-of-the-art multi-cyclone and electrostatic precipitator
  • Installed a 215 foot high, self-supporting steel stack
  • Erected a two-cell cooling tower
  • Constructed a primary wastewater treatment system with recycling services to minimize effluent
  • Installed a 1450 psig chrome moly main piping system

Lean, Innovative, and Unique Project Solutions

Cianbro’s responsibilities included the design, construction, start-up, and testing of the boiler and turbine/generator and the training of plant personnel.