Mesa Associates, Inc.
Power Generation

Fossil

From the coal yard to power grid and everything in between, Mesa has the expertise required to deliver fossil power generation projects on time and on budget. Our extensive multi-discipline team uses a combination of experience, sound engineering principals, and innovation to provide value to our generating clients.

Company Experience

Civil/Structural

  • Siting
  • Soils/Drainage
  • Boiler Analysis
  • Duct Design/Analysis
  • Foundations: Cooling Towers, Fans, SCR
  • Platforms

Electrical

  • Modernization:
    • Generator Upgrades
    • Switchgear/MCC/Breaker Replacement
    • Transformer Replacement
    • Protective Relaying
    • UPS Design
    • VFD Installation
  • Studies/Analysis:
    • Load
    • Short Circuit
    • Arc Flash

Mechanical

  • Piping Systems:
    • B31.1 – Steam, Compressed Air
    • B31.3 – NH3, Propane, Acids/Caustics
    • B31.8 – Natural Gas, Propane
    • B31.9 – Cooling Water
  • HVAC Systems:
    • Control Room Upgrades
    • Plant Cooling/Ventilation
  • Conveying Systems:
    • Pneumatic Transfer – Adipic Acid
    • Mechanical Transfer – Coal, Clay

Instrumentation & Controls

  • Automation & Monitoring:
    • Generator/Exciter
    • Synchronization
    • Breakers
    • Aux Equipment
    • Continuous Process
    • Batch
  • Upgrades:
    • Soot Blower Controls
    • Precipitator Controls
    • SOE
    • BMS/CCS
    • Coal Handling Controls

Integration

  • PLC – AB, GE, Modicon, Siemens, Automation Direct
  • HMI – Intellution, Wonderware, RS-View, CTC Interact, Lookout
  • DCS – ABB, Foxboro, Honeywell
  • Machine Control, Continuous Process, Batch

Clients

  • Alstom Power
  • APGI
  • Duke Energy
  • E-Crane International
  • E-On U.S.
  • Progress Energy
  • Tennessee Valley Authority