Under the contract, Quanta Services subsidiary will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for all equipment and facilities for the 120MW plant.

Designed in a 2×1 combined-cycle configuration, the plant will utilize GE LM6000 combustion turbine technology, and is expected to achieve significant reductions in natural gas use and emissions, while enhancing the municipal water supply heating and providing additional generation capacity to meet Anchorage’s power requirement.

Project manager Eugene Ori said "Quanta proved to have the best team, solutions, and competitive pricing in meeting the company’s requirements."

”With the Quanta team, we are confident and are looking forward to building a ‘flagship’ power generation plant that proves to be the most cost effective and energy efficient plant in Alaska," Ori added.

Quanta Services president and chief executive officer Jim O’Neil said, "Quanta can self-perform all aspects of a power plant EPC project by leveraging the combined track record, experience and strength of its operating units."

The EPC activities will commence soon, and construction of the plant is anticipated to complete in September 2016.