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Riverside Energy Center

Beloit, WI

Powering Wisconsin

PayneCrest was engaged in the expansion and modernization of the The West Riverside Energy Center, a technologically advanced, highly efficient natural gas facility owned by Alliant Energy, serving Wisconsin customers. The improvements included its natural gas-fired, combined-cycle electric generation facility and a 2-MW solar energy facility.

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Project Highlights

  • Improved 650MW combined-cycle generating facility will have an integrated solar photovoltaic (PV) installation to meet the internal power needs of the facility
  • Expansion included the existing high-capacity collector well and modifications to the on-site natural gas supply system
  • Added short transmission line to connect the Riverside plant to the transmission grid, as well as the 138-kV to a 6.9-kV reserve auxiliary feed
  • Improvements will serve an additional 550,000 households