ISSAQUAH, WA, July 24, 2018 — NAES Corporation has received 18 Best Practice Awards and three of eight coveted ‘Best of the Best’ Awards from the editors of Combined Cycle Journal (CCJ) in the magazine’s 2018 competition. The awards recognize distinguished contributions to the improvement of performance, safety and cost-effectiveness of gas turbine power generation.
“One of our top priorities at NAES is operational excellence,” said Tom Bartolomei, President and Chief Operating Officer. “Establishing and refining best practices is a critical part of that ongoing effort. I’m proud of our plant operations teams for their best-ever finish since CCJ started this competition in 2004, and I applaud their overall level of participation, which continues to grow each year. In their 30 submissions for 2018, our 150-plus plants have raised the bar of operational excellence with their innovative spirit and technical acumen.”
The CCJ Best Practice Awards is an industry-wide recognition program for owners and operators of electricity-generating facilities powered by combustion turbines. Since its inception, the program has shared over 800 ideas and solutions from more than 200 power plants.
Green Country Energy, Jenks, Oklahoma; MMPA Minnesota River, Elk River, Minnesota; and Tuxpan II & V, Veracruz, Mexico won the three ‘Best of the Best’ Awards.
The 18 Best Practice Award winners include:
- Athens Generating
- Bastrop Energy Center
- Dogwood Energy Facility
- Energia del Valle de Mexico 1 (EVM1)
- Equus Power 1, LP
- AMP Fremont Energy Center
- High Desert Power Project
- Lawrence Generating Station
- J-Power USA Long Island Fleet
- Nuevo Pemex Generating Station
- Orange Grove Energy
- Pinelawn Power LLC
- Rathdrum Power LLC
- Shoreham Energy LLC
- Syracuse LLC
- West Valley Power
- Wolf Hills Energy LLC
- Worthington Generating Station
NAES Corporation is an independent services company dedicated to delivering value to facilities across the power generation, oil & gas, petrochemical, pulp & paper and manufacturing industries. NAES draws on its deep experience in operations, maintenance, fabrication, construction, engineering and technical support to build, repair and operate plants that run safely, reliably and cost-effectively. The NAES family of companies includes Greenberry Industrial, Olsson Industrial Electric, NAES Power Contractors, E3 Consulting, PurEnergy and Gridforce Energy Management.
NAES is a wholly owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Corporation. With operations in over 80 countries covering a broad range of industries, ITOCHU ranks among the world’s largest corporations.