07 Nov '17, 5pm

#USACE awards $19 million contract for additional generation at Yabucoa power plant #PuertoRico

#USACE awards $19 million contract for additional generation at Yabucoa power plant #PuertoRico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in coordination with the Omaha District awarded a $19 million contract to Aptim Federal Services, LLC, November 6, to provide more reliable power for the Yabucoa and Humacao areas, located in southeast Puerto Rico. Aptim Federal Services, headquartered out of Alexandria Virginia will install a 25-megawatt generator at the Yabucoa Power Plant. "We're committed to restoring Puerto Rico's power grid," said Brig. Gen. Diana Holland, commander, South Atlantic Division, USACE. "This mission is one of many concurrent FEMA-assigned tasks USACE is undertaking to restore electricity to the American citizens in Puerto Rico." The additional power will supplement current generation capability at the facility, allow for initial start-up of adjacent industries and pharmaceutical factories, and provide reliable power to loc...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/196522

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