Miramar Energy Facility-Phase 2, SAN DIEGO, CA
To create a "peaker" plant that would generate an additional clean, reliable electricity source for utility customers on the San Diego power grid. This "peaker" plant generating station runs only during periods of extremely high electricity demand.
UMEC installed a second, cleaner and more efficient energy center to help supply the region's rising electricity needs in an environmentally friendly way.
SCOPE OF SERVICES
Provided mechanical installation of owner-supplied equipment.
UMEC used its mechanical services expertise to install a new 50MW generator, combustion turbine, Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), gas compressor, black start generator, lube oil and gas coolers, gas separators and filters, CEM's enclosures, ammonia tank and forwarding pumps, tempering air fans, underground piping systems for SS De-mineralized water, high pressure CS fuel gas, copper instrument air, High Density Polyethlene (HDPE) potable water, C9000 fire main, and sanitary sewer, and all related Back of Plant (BOP) equipment.
The Miramar Energy Center has two 46-megawatt power generation stations. The first unit was completed in July 2005, the newest unit started service in August 2009. UMEC completed both installations.