PSEG Energy Technologies, Inc.

Quonset Point Cogeneration Plant

Project Overview

When PSEG Energy Technologies, Inc. proposed to build, own, and operate a 7.5 megawatt cogeneration plant to sell electricity and steam to Toray Plastics in North Kingstown, RI, Arden was selected as the construction manager.

Project Specifications

Contract Amount: $8,000,000

Total Project Value: $8,000,000

Construction Manager: Arden Engineering Constructors, LLC

Architect/Mechanical Engineer: N.K. Engineers, Inc.

Facility Type: Manufacturing

Facility Size: 250,000 sq. ft.

Schedule: September 2001- June 2002

Project Location: North Kingstown, RI

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Services Provided

New construction



Fire protection

Highlights / Achievements

7.5 megawatt gas turbine generator

60,000 lbs. per hour heat recovery steam generator

Dual fuel system: natural gas/fired gas turbine

Generator with low sulfur diesel back-up

Value Delivered

Arden managed all aspects of construction for this onsite cogeneration plant, featuring a 7.5 megawatt gas turbine generator (GTG) with a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) equipped with supplemental (duct) ring, to provide up to 60,000 lbs. of steam per hour. For operational flexibility, the plant included a dual-fuel system. The GTG is normally run on natural gas, with low sulfur diesel as the backup fuel. The plant also features all auxiliaries necessary to run the gas turbine and generator, including a local control panel and evaporative inlet aircooler for enhanced power production in the summer.