PICS: Under construction, beyond cool
Last week, we toured the progress inside our $170 million Renewable Energy Facility. Here are some of the latest photos.
The building houses equipment that will generate 25% of the plant’s electricity while conserving resources and reducing pollution. It is scheduled to go online this summer.
of three fluidized-bed incinerators, each one about 60 feet tall.
They’re called fluidized beds because heated sand blows around inside
the base like a liquid. The incinerators burn solid waste known as biosolids.
|Overcast today, but in the sun, the front of this building gleams and it can be seen from nearby I-77.|
|Conduit above the first floor of the facility.|
|Our own Mike Uva records an interview with Construction Manager Tom Vasel.|
|A view from the second floor.|
|Typical safety signage on much of the equipment being installed throughout the building.|
|Another view from the second floor.|
|A view of Mike interviewing Tom, as seen through one of the computer towers in a control room.|
|Each of the three incinerators is lined with 130 tons of this brick. Every brick is numbered to ensure it is placed properly.|
|Dials and switches. A very retro look inside a new-technology facility.|
|Two hearts, one love: Clean water.|