NAES Corporation operates 665MW coal plant in Arkansas

Source: NAES Corporation

NAES Corporation, a broad-based provider of services to the power generation industry, announces that it is providing operations and maintenance services for the Plum Point Energy Station, a 665 MW pulverized coal plant that is located near Osceola, Arkansas. Plum Point achieved commercial operations on September 1, 2010.

Plum Point, located on an 880-acre site near the Mississippi River 50 miles north of Memphis, contains an IHI boiler, a Toshiba steam turbine and an Alstom emissions control system (SCR, carbon injection, spray dry scrubber, and baghouse). Coal for the plant is delivered by rail from the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. 

John Brewster, the President and CEO of NAES, stated, "We are truly pleased to be the operator of this large, state-of-the-art coal fired plant. NAES has nearly three decades of experience in coal plants and believe that our focused attention to safety, compliance, production and cost will add value to Plum Point for years to come." 

Headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, NAES is the world's leading provider of comprehensive services to industries that generate or consume power. For over 30 years, NAES has specialized in providing services centered on safe, reliable and cost-effective performance including operations and maintenance; construction, retrofit and maintenance services; on-site turbine inspection/overhaul services; staffing solutions; and customized services designed to improve plant and personnel effectiveness.

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