SNC Lavalin awarded $825M NG plant deal

Contract to build the 755-megawatt facility in Maryland.

July 23, 2015

MONTREAL — Engineering giant SNC-Lavalin has won a contract to a build a 755-megawatt natural gas plant in the US.

The Montreal-based company says it will construct the Keys Energy Center project, in Prince George’s County, Md.

PSEG Power, which acquired the operation last month, has said it will cost between $825 million to $875 million to build.

SNC-Lavalin says about 700 jobs are expected during construction and the plant will require more than 20 employees once it opens in 2018.

© 2015 The Canadian Press

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