Bonneville Power Administration, Business Critical Power Upgrade

Portland, Oregon

Services Provided

Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering


R&W Engineering, Inc. completed a project working with BPA to design, document, test and commission the new Business Critical Power Upgrade for Portland Headquarters.

Electrical Engineering was provided for new A and B 2500A normal and emergency services. Two existing 500kW generators were removed and replaced with 750k generators. Mechanical Engineering services include fuel supply, exhaust, and ventilation for two new 750 kW generators and one existing 750kW generator located in the penthouse. The three 750kW generators were paralleled to provide a 2500A, 480volt source.