Project Included

Co-Generation Project — Chester, PA

2019–2020

Riggs Distler was hired to install two new co-generation units at an existing paper products facility in southeastern Pennsylvania. The new unit will allow the client to sell power back to the electrical grid to secure rebates for their electrical usage. In addition to the co-generation units, Riggs Distler’s team installed and connected all control systems. Work included:

  • Installing two co-generation units
  • Conduit installation
  • Cable tray installation
  • Installing new power distribution switchgear and motor control centers
  • Installing and connecting integrated control system 
  • Installing all instrumentation panels and associated terminations for fiber-optic cable, shielded instrumentation cable, CAT6 cable, and more.

Challenges Overcome

The biggest challenge our team faced was due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Riggs Distler was on track to bring the project in under the timeline, but the spread of the disease and the resulting mandatory work stoppages forced us to scale back out efforts. For now, Riggs Distler supplies a small crew to perform essential work to keep the existing plant running, only working portions of the project that will supply the existing plant with power, in the event that their aged facilities were to break down. Our staff adhere to strict COVID-19 safety procedures, including social distancing, while on-site, enabling the plant to continue operation and supply its customers with paper products.

Results Delivered

Thanks to the resourcefulness of Riggs Distler’s staff, our team was able to react swiftly to the challenges of COVID-19, overhauling our work procedures so that the client’s facility could remain in operation. We were proud to have the opportunity to demonstrate Riggs Distler’s adaptability, as well as our ability to make short work of complex projects.

Project Included

Case Studies

Oil-Water Separator Installation at a Generating Station—Pennsylvania
May–December 2020
In the spring of 2020, Riggs Distler was contracted to install a new oil-water separator at  a Generating Station in southeast Pennsylvania....
CoGen Upgrade Project
September 2019–November 2020
Riggs Distler and our joint-venture engineering partner completed upgrades to three gas turbines and a hot water waste generator at an important...
Cable Project—Delaware
October 2019–March 2020
Riggs Distler’s industrial electrical team recently completed extensive electrical installations for a Hydrogen Power Plant at an existing...
Co-Generation Project — Chester, PA
2019–2020
Riggs Distler was hired to install two new co-generation units at an existing paper products facility in southeastern Pennsylvania. The new unit...
Hydrogen Gas Plant — Delaware
March 2019-Spring 2020
Riggs Distler is providing extensive heavy civil, mechanical, and instrumentation services in support of the construction of a hydrogen gas plant in...
Butane / Propane Transload Facility —New Jersey
2019 - 2020
Riggs Distler was subcontracted to perform mechanical services in support of Phase I of this project to expand existing propane and butane caverns...
Aries Linden Biosolids Gasification Plant — Linden, NJ
2020-2021
Riggs Distler provided turnkey heavy civil, mechanical, and electrical services in support of an Aries Clean Energy project to construct a biosolids...
Air Separation Unit Project — Pennsylvania
August 2019-June 2020
Riggs Distler was contracted to provide heavy civil, mechanical piping, and equipment setting services to support the construction of an Air...
Multi-Service Upgrades to Enhance Refinery-Pennsylvania
2018
Riggs Distler combined our Mechanical, Electrical, and Heavy Civil expertise to complete this project to deliver critical upgrades to an oil...
Substation Installation — Pennsylvania
2018
Riggs Distler was awarded this contract to upgrade and stabilize the power supply for a natural gas refinery in Pennsylvania. Our work was part of a...
Combined Cycle Power Generation Project — New Jersey
2014–2017
Riggs Distler was awarded this project to install over 35,000 feet of piping and over 100 pieces of equipment at a power plant in southern New....