Baffle Replacements

Baffle Replacements

  • Client

    DTE
  • Location

    Carson City, MI
  • Industry

    Power Generation
  • Services

    General Contracting

Projects

Customer Problem

The Renaissance Power Plant required engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services to replace the Unit 1 turbine exhaust baffles. Over time, the internal fill materials degraded and the structural supports had cracked. Renaissance operates four simple-cycle natural gas Westinghouse W501D combustion turbines, generating 732 megawatts of electricity.

Customer Solution

Serving as the prime EPC contractor, CCI was responsible for the conceptual engineering, final engineering, detailing & fabrication, removal and installation of a complete baffle system. In addition, CCI managed three subcontractors performing scaffolding, insulation and painting.

Customer Results

The outage team completed the overhaul within the planned schedule with zero near misses, incident or accidents. In addition, the overall far-field, A-weighted performance levels had improved by 4.0-5.0 dBA. This resulted in greater efficiency and lower noise levels for the nearby residential area.