Fossil Fuel Generating Plants

Sandy Creek Energy Station - 900 MW Pulverized Coal Fueled Power Plant  

FE Moran has a successful history with the AE's Project Team. Extensive 3D modeling took place prior to mobilization allowing F.E. Moran to install fire protection piping early (before process piping) in some areas. This resulted in less congestion and stacked trades, allowing the project to run ahead of schedule.

Sandy CreekLocation - Riesel, TX
Construction Manager - Black & Veatch
Owner - LS Power
Date - August 2008 - July 2011
Scope - Installed fire protection, alarm and detection systems for the power plant, including:

  • Dry Pilot Deluge Systems:
    Main step-up transformer, auxiliary transformers and lube oil reservoir
  • Wet Pipe Sprinkler Systems:
    Turbine underfloors, diesel booster pump room, main oil tank enclosure, control building, circulating water chemical feed building, water treatment and plant services buildings
  • Dry Pipe Systems:
    Diesel generator enclosure, pulverizer lube oil units, crusher building, reclaim tunnel, transfer tower, coal handling maintenance building, coal unloading building, coal handling conveyors and tripper area
  • Manual Deluge Systems: 
    Regenerative air heaters and coal pulverizers
  • FM200 System in Relay Room
  • Pneumatically Actuated Preaction Systems:
    Coal transfer conveyors and reclaim conveyors
  • Preaction Systems:
    Boiler feed pumps, generation building dust collector, FD fans and PA fans
  • Dry Standpipe Systems:
    Boiler building, crusher building and coal unloading building
  • Manual Preaction System for the turbine bearings
  • Low Pressure CO2 Inerting with CO Detection for Coal Silos
  • Early Warning Detection Systems throughout plantwide facilities


Plum Point - 665 MW Fossil Fuel Generating Plant (PRB coal)

A strong relationship with the construction manager and a proven track record in PRB coal helped F.E. Moran secure the Plum Point Project. F.E. Moran provided a vast array of detection and suppression systems for the new plant for a comprehensive fire protection solution.

Plum PointLocation - Osceola, AR
Construction Manager - Black and Veatch
Owner - Dynegy, Inc.
Date - March 2007 - Sept. 2010
Scope - Installed fire protection, alarm and detection systems for new power plant:

  • Dry Pilot Deluge Systems:
    Clean/dirty oil tank and lube oil reservoir
  • Wet Pipe Sprinkler Systems:
    Turbine underfloor (ground level and mezzanine level)
  • Low-Pressure CO2 System for Coal Silos
  • Manual Water Spray (Deluge) System for Coal Pulverizers
  • Manual Preaction System for Turbine Generator Bearings
  • Dry Pipe Systems: 
    Boiler burner, rail car unloading building, coal crusher building, plant services building, water treatment building, wastewater treatment building, cooling tower chemical feed building, and auxiliary boiler building
  • Standpipe Systems:
    Boiler building, AQCS, baghouse areas, coal crusher building, and rail car unloading building
  • Manual Water Spray (Deluge) System for regenerative air heaters
  • Dry and Preaction Systems at various coal conveyors
  • Mobile Foam Cart for fuel oil storage tank
  • Manual Pull Stations and Photoelectric Smoke Detection throughout the turbine building
  • Carbon Monoxide Detection:
    Coal silos and coal pulverizers 
  • Methane Detection in coal silos
  • Pull Stations, Detection and Associated Fire Alarm Panels throughout various buildings 

  

Navajo Units 2 & 3: 2280 MW Fossil Fuel Generating Plant

After successfully completing Unit 1 at the plant site, the client hired FE Moran once again because of its demonstrated experience in all elements of fire protection systems. FE Moran installed more than 16,000 thousand feet of piping with nearly 2000 supports without interrupting an operating plant.

Navajo Generating PlantLocation: Page, NV
Constructor/Owner: Salt River Project
Date: February 2010 - January 2011
Scope: Installed retrofit fire protection, alarm and detection systems for 2 units at existing power plant site, including:

  • Wet Pipe Sprinkler Systems for turbine underfloors
  • Preaction Systems:
    Turbine bearings, dewatering and FGD areas 
  • New Fire Pump
  • New Alarm Panels for addition fire protection.
      

Longview Power Project - 695 MW Pulverized Coal Fueled Power Plant

FE Moran implemented a robust fire protection solution for this plant and overcame many challenges, including inadequate water supply, multi-contractor interfaces and state approvals.

Longview Power PlantLocation: Maidsville, WV
Constructor: Aker Construction, Inc.
Owner: GenPower Holdings, L.P.
Date: February 2009 - March 2011
Scope: Installed fire protection, alarm and detection systems, including:

  • Dry Pilot Deluge Systems:
    Main step-up transformer, auxiliary transformers, and seal oil unit
  • Wet Pipe Sprinkler Systems:
    Turbine underfloors, diesel pump room, mill bay lube oil, cooling tower chemical feed building, waste water treatment building and admin building
  • Manual Deluge Systems: 
    Absorber and air preheaters
  • FM200 Systems:
    Computer room and DCS/IO cabinets 
  • Preaction Systems:
    Boiler feed pumps and turbine bearings
  • Wet Foam Standpipe Systems for boiler building
  • Low Pressure CO2 Inerting with CO Detection for Coal Silos 
  • Early Warning Detection Systems throughout plantwide facilities
      

Sandow Steam Electric Station Unit 5 - 581MW Fossil Fuel Generating Plant

After successfully completing similar projects at numerous sites, the client hired FE Moran once again because of its demonstrated experience in all elements of fire protection systems.

Location: Rockdale, TX
Construction Manager: Bechtel Power Corporation
Owner: Luminant Generation Company LLC
Date: August 2007 - July 2010
Scope: Installed fire protection, alarm and detection systems for new unit at existing power plant site, including:

  • Dry Pilot Deluge Systems:
    Main step-up transformer, auxiliary transformers, excitation transformer, clean/dirty oil tank and lube oil reservoir
  • Dry Pipe Sprinkler Systems for turbine underfloor
  • F500 System for coal silos
  • Dry Pipe System for coal silo tripper area
  • Manually Actuated Deluge Systems for coal dust collectors
  • Standpipe Systems:
    Boiler building and turbine building
  • Preaction Systems for coal conveyors
  • Preaction Systems:
    Steam turbine generator bearing, boiler burner fronts, switchgear room, electrical equipment room, control room, water treatment control room, water treatment electrical equipment room 
  • Deluge System for steam turbine generator hydrogen seal oil skid
  • Heated System Valve Enclosures
  • Fire Alarm and Detection Systems throughout the plant

 

Cross Unit 3: 600 MW Fossil Fuel Generating Plant

Location: Pineville, SC
Construction Manager: WorleyParsons
Owner: Santee Cooper
Date: June 2005 - April 2007
Scope: Installed fire protection, alarm and detection systems for new unit at existing power plant site. The project included:

  • Dry Pilot Deluge Systems:
    Main step-up transformer, auxiliary transformers, excitation transformer, clean/dirty oil tank and lube oil reservoir
  • Wet Pipe Sprinkler Systems: 
    Turbine underfloor and lower operating floors
  • Interior Fire Loop for the turbine building
  • CO2 System for turbine enclosure
  • FM200 System in relay room
  • Electrically Actuated Deluge System:
    Coal dust collectors and pulverizers
  • Preaction Systems:
    Diesel generator, boiler feed pumps and coal feeders
  • Standpipe Systems:
    Boiler building, turbine building, precipitator, gypsum dewatering and FGD areas 
  • Emergency Manual Quench System for FGD
  • New Fire Pump
  • Ammonia System Vapor Suppression 


Cross Unit 4: 600 MW Fossil Fuel Generating Plant 

A strong working relationship forged through previous successful projects helped FE Moran SHS land this project. FE Moran SHS provided a consistent project team familiar with the plant, and a strong working relationship with the construction manager's team, and the most cost-effective solution.

Cross Unit 4Location: Pineville, SC
Construction Manager: WorleyParsons
Owner: Santee Cooper
Date: April 2007 - Present
Scope: Provided fire protection, alarm and detection systems for new unit at existing power plant site. The project includes the following:

  • Wet Pipe Systems:
    Turbine standpipe and STG underfloors
  • Preaction Systems:
    Boiler feed pumps, coal feeders, diesel generator
  • Semiautomatic Dry Standpipe Systems:
    Boiler, turbine and FGD buildings
  • Dry Pipe Systems: 
    Boiler igniters and tripper deck
  • Deluge Systems:
    Coal dust collector, pulverizer, ammonia fog, ammonia vaporizer, main step up transformer, auxiliary transformer, excitation transformer, clean/dirty oil tank, lube oil reservoir room
  • CO2 system for turbine enclosure
  • Interior Fire Loop for the turbine building 
  • Hose Houses
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Ammonia System Vapor Suppression


Springerville Unit 3: 400MW Fossil Fuel Generating Plant

FE Moran's years of experience with the constructor and its ability to meet the unique demands of the project made FE Moran SHS the right company for this job.

Springerville Unit 3Location: Springerville, AZ
Constructor: Bechtel
Owner: Tri-State Generation and Transmission
Date: January 2005 - August 2006

  • Wet Pipe Systems:
    Burner fronts (3 levels), silo tripper gallery, lube oil piping, main control room
  • Dry Pipe and Fire Hose Systems:
    Crusher tower and transfer towers
  • Deluge and Detection Systems:
    Main transformer, auxiliary transformer, station service transformer, silo feed conveyor, transfer conveyors, crusher bypass conveyor, power block feed conveyor, emergency stackout conveyor, reclaim conveyor, emergency reclaim conveyor, radial stacking conveyor
  • Preaction System for turbine bearings
  • Foam Systems: 
    Coal silos, dust collectors, silo feed conveyer and dust collector crusher tower 
  • CO2 and Detection Systems for DCS Room
  • Detection Systems throughout the facility



A.S. King Plant: 588 MW Fossil Fuel Generating Plant

This project required a company with expertise in retrofitting a fossil fuel generating plant. FE Moran SHS performed numerous pre-bid walkdowns and provided cost-effective solutions, an ability to meet the complex schedule, and experience with all the systems.

Location: Oak Park Heights, MN
Constructor: Black & Veatch
Owner: Xcel Energy
Date: April 2006 - July 2007

  • Wet Pipe Systems:
    Auxiliary boiler building, STG underfloor, STG mezzanine and boiler feed pumps 
  • Preaction System for STG bearings
  • Dry Standpipe (Class III) for fabric filter
  • Dry Pipe System: 
    Conveyors and transfer towers
  • Deluge Systems: 
    STG lube oil reservoir and auxiliary transformers

 

 

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