CH2M HILL provides multidisciplinary services to markets diversified by both industry and geography. With our full-service capabilities and global footprint, our market scope is wide, yet our expertise in each market we serve is strong and focused.
Whether your project is large or small, straightforward or complex, CH2M HILL's full-service capabilities are at your service.
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Power Business Development
Within the past 10 years, CH2M HILL has successfully engineered, procured and constructed over 19,000 MW of power plants for a diverse client base throughout the world. This continued success has not gone unnoticed with the Xcel Energy High Bridge Project named as a 2008 Project of the Year Finalist, and the Empire Project being recognized as the 2011 Project of the Year.
Our experienced professionals provide services ranging from site selection and feasibility studies, through design, procurement, construction, and plant start-up. We also help you achieve clean air standards and repower or upgrade existing plants.
Combining specialized experience with innovative approaches, we effectively accelerate and optimize the implementation of your capital projects. Our collaborative approach helps you take advantage of favorable market conditions and minimize costs.
CH2M HILL offers a wide array of capabilities in assisting owners for new plants and modifications/upgrades to existing plants. Our extensive services portfolio and key specialists cover areas from initial permitting support, through the project design and construction, to the startup, commissioning and turnover to our client. Experience includes generation work as well as power delivery and covers all areas of fossil and renewable energy.
We provide a full range of engineering, procurement, construction and consulting of new generation and upgrades.
For existing coal-fired power facilities, clean air mandates are increasingly challenging utilities' ability to maintain cost-effective, long-term operation. We combine the advantages of our integrated EPC approach with the best and latest available clean air technologies to help you meet regulatory requirements, while ensuring the best possible efficiencies.
We provide a full range of services to the nuclear power industry, from siting, licensing, and permitting, to design and construction management and full-service EPC delivery. Our life-cycle solutions include upgrades, emergency response, incident management, and environmental contamination as well as decommissioning and license termination.
Our experts can help you compare the benefits, costs, and risks of building new plants versus repowering aging facilities. We'll help you consider factors such as new source reviews, fluctuating fuel costs, and public acceptance.
We have completed more than 2,000 environmental permitting and licensing projects for power and energy facilities around the world. Our experience surpasses that of our competitors in preparing National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements for new development projects.
We developed a comprehensive approach to managing water and wastewater issues for power plants, resulting in significant reductions in water-related risks and costs.
We have conducted numerous feasibility studies for power plant projects that have evaluated environmental and regulatory requirements; availability of rail, transmission, and water; and the overall cost of development. Our team of economists, environmental scientists, and power plant engineers take an integrated approach to reliable, cost-effective feasibility studies.
Our experts work with you to apply a variety of evaluation criteria that include benefits to your firm, the environment, and the community when developing credible greenhouse gas management. We bring value to carbon management projects through our ability to design, build, and even operate the project.