Elk Hills Power Plant, TAFT, CA
Electrical Construction Services
Project: Elk Hills Power Plant, Taft, CA
General Contractor: Sempra Energy
Architect/Engineers: Merchant Power Engineers and Constructors
Electrical Contract: $22,000,000.00
Description: The Elk Hills Power Plant is located in the vicinity of Taft, California. This combined-cycle facility's purpose when becoming operational was to add 570 Megawatts of power capacity to the California grid. Elk Hills is able to meet the power requirements of what would amount to 500,000 homes.
Contra Costa Electric's construction role on this fast track electrical construction project consisted of the electrical process instrumentation and switchyard installation, the instrumentation calibration, loop check, and start up.