Phalcon USA 

Plainfield Renewable Energy Center

Industrial > Power Generation

The Plainfield Renewable Biomass project was an engineer, procure, and construct (EPC) contract, constructed on a 27-1/2 acre site located in Plainfield, Connecticut. The $225 million project is now being fueled using a variety of sources including wood from construction and demolition debris, recycled wood pallets and land clearing materials to generate 350,000 lb/hr high pressure superheated steam. The steam is used to drive a steam turbine generator producing 37.5 MW Net electricity output. McPhee furnished and installed the following:


350kW Diesel Generator, ATS’s;

600V Switchgear, Panelboards, Transformers, and  Feeders

Motor Control Centers;

4.16kV-480v Transformers, 480/277v Panels;

480v Switchgear;

115kV Bus, Switches, P.T.’s, L.A.’s and Supports, SF6 Circuit Breaker, O.H. & U.G. Transmission line with Structures, Utility Interface Relaying/ Metering/ Control Panel

Plant UPS

DC Batteries and Distribution Panels

15kV, 3000Amp Non-Seg Bus duct;

Foundations and steel supports for Bus ducts;

Power cabling, fiber plant, and control system cabling;

Leak detection systems and lightning protection;

High voltage testing, heat trace, and lighting protection system;

Furnish and Install all cable Tray, duct banks, Station Grounding Grid

Complex Fully Integrated Instruments and Controls Package

Plant and Site Fire Alarm, Security and CCTV Systems