PROJECT : Delta Energy Center Power Plant (880 MW)
LOCATION: Pittsburg, CA
CONSTRUCTION VALUE: $300 Million
OWNER: Calpine Corporation
BUILDER/ENGINEER: Bechtel Power Corporation
Signet Testing Labs was selected to provide Geotechnical Engineering, Special Inspection and Material Testing Services during the construction of the new Delta Energy Center Power Plant located in Pittsburg, California. The project was the construction of an 880-megawatt (MW), natural gas-fired, combined cycle electric generation facility.
Signet providedincluded geotechnical engineering, special inspections and materials testing services for soils, pile driving, concrete, grouting and steel welding operations. Staffing requirements ranged from two to five inspectors on-site. This gas-fired power plant includes air-cooling system, gas transmission and distribution piping systems, 80-foot wide silos, and high voltage switching systems.