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Week ending 5-31-2022

ESG month ending Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 2022 narrative.

Since Monday, May 2, 2022 the following has transpired on a daily basis at 28 Water St.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building plumbing and fixturing pipes, installation of the engine oil breathers and running pipe to and from the water tower.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths (5KV) inside the engine room to the 2 G3620c engine generators, high resistance ground wire, circuits to and from station power, switch gear, transformers, meters, reclosures and distribution lines.

ESG’s civil engineering contractor, sheet metal contract and steel fabricator erected structural steel supports for exhaust fans and silencers from the sound attenuated engine room.

EATON spent 21 day working on switch gear, transformers, control system commissioning, circuit breaker opening/closing and software management with the customer.

CAT spent 21 days working with EATON on the functionality and the running of the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators along with HG&E.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room and building/system/fire control panels, switch gear, 480V station power and all

external equipment.

ESG held their weekly meetings with all of their customer, vendors, suppliers and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start/stop and commissioning.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued running conduit, pulling wire and pipe-fitting inside and outside the building.

ESG along with their environmental consultants filed applications and notices with both Massachusetts DEP and Federal EPA for both the sound and air quality permits.

ESG’s mechanical contractor and electrical contractor worked both inside and outside the building plumbing and fixturing stainless steel pipes & fittings for the DELTA cooling tower.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued daily wiring (5KV) inside the engine room to the 2 CAT G3620c engine generators, switch gear controls, CAT G3520c control, step-up transformers, fiber-optic telecommunications and various other critical paths.

EATON spent the balance all of May working with the customer, CAT and the electrical contractor on switch gear, transformer and control system wiring and software.

CAT continued spent 6 days working on the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators prior to commissioning.

ESG worked with HG&E and received approval from ISO New England for the facility and power generation to the grid.

Installation of the permanent exhaust stack was completed and the installation of the engine room exhaust silencers and fans will be completed by 06/03/2022.

Commissioning of the SCRs by Catalytic Combustion is expected to begin the week of 06/06/2022.

Now that natural gas is flowing, and successful circuit breaker operations have been achieved, an expected start date for power generation has been agreed upon by the customer. .After the SCRs are commissioned, and once all of the equipment has been fully tested/100% loaded, paired/matched to the grid, all of the operators have been trained and system commissioning completed the agreed upon start date will be met.

Currently, there are well over 13,000 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the project that are available for review at the office.

ESG has retained the services of a “Guard and Watch Security Company” that provides ESG with site security at 28 Water St. ESG also maintains a 24/7 remote monitoring and video security system.

As stated in earlier month ending reports, this continues to be a very fluid work environment.

ESG along with its contractors and vendors are working as expeditiously as possible to bring this project to completion. We have overcome unexpected delays with regards to components within the supply chain. There are still a few delays with certain vendors because of scheduling conflicts and material/equipment deliveries.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or schedule an appointment to visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

Week ending 4-30-2022

ESG month ending Saturday, April 30, 2022 narrative.

Since Friday, April 1, 2022 the following has transpired on a daily basis at 28 Water St.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building plumbing and fixturing pipes & fittings for the electric boiler and heating system. 

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths (5KV) inside the engine room to the 2 G3620c engine generators, high resistance ground wire, circuit  

ESG’s civil engineering contractor erected structural steel supports for the cooling tower.

EATON spent 14 days working on switch gear, transformer and control system wiring and software prior to system commissioning.

ESG’s mechanical contractor plumbed the 450 gallon gravity fed oil/lubrication tank to the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room and building/system/fire control panels, switch gear, 480V station power and finished wiring the building’s electrical heating systems.

ESG held their weekly meeting with all of their vendors, suppliers and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued plumbing and pipe-fitting inside and outside the building.

ESG’s electrical contractor connected and energized the 480V wiring, station power, and switch gear power .

CAT started and ran the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators f in manual idle mode during and prepared them for commissioning along with EATON and Catalytic Combustion.

ESG met with their environmental consultants to go over Massachusetts DEP and Federal EPA requirements for both sound and air quality permits.

ESG’s mechanical contractor worked both inside and outside the building plumbing and fixturing stainless steel pipes & fittings for the DELTA cooling tower. 

ESG’s electrical contractor continued daily wiring  (5KV) inside the engine room to the 2 CAT G3620c engine generators, switch gear controls, CAT G3520c control, step-up transformers, telecommunications and various other critical paths. 

ESG’s steel contractor delivered and erected steel for the for the stack exhaust and the engine room exhaust

EATON spent the balance of April working on switch gear, transformer and control system wiring and software.

ESG held their weekly meeting with vendors, suppliers, engineers and the customer to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine-generator and full facility start-up and commissioning.

CAT continued spent 6 days working on the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning.

ESG is working with it’s environmental consultant on submittals to the Massachusetts DEP and Federal EPA for both sound and air permits.

ESG worked with HG&E on the submittal and approval to/from ISO New England for  the facility and power generation to the grid.

Installation of the permanent exhaust stack has been completed and the installation of the engine room exhaust silencers will begin the week 0f 05/02/2022.

An expected start date for power generation has been agreed upon by all of the vendors, suppliers and customer once all of the equipment has been fully tested, paired/matched to the grid, operators been trained and system commissioning completed.

Currently, there are well over 12,750 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the project that are available for review at the office.

ESG has retained the services of a “Guard and Watch Security Company” that provides ESG with site security at 28 Water St. ESG also maintains a 24/7 remote monitoring and video security system.

 

As stated in earlier month ending reports, this continues to be a very fluid work environment. 

ESG along with its contractors and vendors are working as expeditiously as possible to bring this project to completion. We have overcome unexpected delays with regards to components within the supply chain. There are still a few delays with certain vendors because of scheduling conflicts. We have scheduled a Selective Catalytic Combustion Reduction Systems (SCRSs) commissioning date within the next few weeks. We will continue to work diligently to overcome any delay(s) along with all of our contractors and vendors.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or schedule an appointment to visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

Week ending 3-31-2022

ESG month ending Monday, March 31, 2022 narrative.

Since March 1, 2022 this is what has transpired on a daily basis at 28 Water St.

 

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the building and began prepping the remote radiators and adding glycol (coolant). 

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room. 

CAT began preparing the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the building and prepping the remote radiators for commissioning.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room and building/system control panels.

ESG’s excavation & civil contractor began hanging door(s) on the sound attenuated engine room.

ESG’s electrical contractor .continued with critical paths both inside the engine room and to building/system control panels.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building and on the remote radiators. 

CAT continued work on the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning.  

ESG met with HG&E regarding energizing the gas line and setting the gas meter and idling the generators for testing.

ESG held their weekly meeting with, with all of their contractors, vendors and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside and outside the building and on the remote radiators.

ESG acquired the building air compressor for ALL the lines plumbed by which was plumbed by their mechanical contractor and wired by their electrical contractor.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring ALL critical paths in the engine room and building/system control panels.

Gas Leak Detectors and Control Panel were delivered and readied for installation

CAT continued work on the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning.

CAT continued work on the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor was working on critical components for building wide fire suppression.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building.

ESG’s excavation & civil contractor continued to assemble and hang doors on the sound attenuated room.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building plumbing and fixturing pipes & fittings. 

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room to the 2 G3620c engine generators. 

CAT continued preparing the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor continued working on fire suppression and the pre-action system.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside and outside the building 

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room and building/system/fire control panels.

ESG’s excavation & civil contractor continued hanging door(s) on the sound attenuated engine room.

ESG met with CAT and EATON.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor continued working on the fire suppression system and the pre-action system for the engine room.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued with critical paths both inside the engine room and to building/system/fire control panels.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside & outside the building and on the remote radiators and the engines have been filled with MOBIL 1 Pegasus 1005.

ESG met with HG&E regarding energizing the gas line and setting the gas meter and idling the generators for testing and paperwork submission to New England ISO.

ESG held their weekly meeting with vendors, contractors, suppliers and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor continued working on fire suppression and the pre-action system.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued plumbing and pipe-fitting inside and outside the building.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring ALL critical paths in the engine room and building/system control panels wiring the air compressor along with having the 480V, 3 phase meter delivered.

ESG’s excavation & civil contractor finished installing doors on the sound attenuated engine room.

CAT continued working on the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor was working on critical components and the pre-action system for the engine room and for building wide fire suppression.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building.

ESG’s testing contractor began testing and certifying the building.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building plumbing and fixturing pipes & fittings. 

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room to the 2 G3620c engine generators. 

ESG’s excavation & civil contractor installed piping to the downspouts for underground raw water run-off.

ESG’s excavation and civil contractor prepared for new footings per TESG’s structural engineer.

Milton CAT continued preparing the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor continued working on fire suppression and the pre-action system.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside and outside the building and oil/lubrication tank.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room and building/system/fire control panels and 480V station power.

ESG met with CAT and EATON and went over commissioning protocols.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor continued working on the fire suppression system and the pre-action system and for the fire department building main.

Lapinski Electric continued with critical paths both inside the engine room and to building/system/fire control panels.

Notch Mechanical continued working both inside and outside the building and on the remote radiators.

ESG held their weekly meeting with, Notch Engineering, Lapinski Electric Inc, DDS Acoustical, Yankee Sheet Metal, Rob Jorgensen, ME and Naveem Kapur, EE via phone to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor continued working on fire suppression and the pre-action system.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued plumbing and pipe-fitting inside and outside the building.

ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring ALL critical paths in the engine room and building/system control panels wiring the air compressor along with having the 480V, 3 phase meter delivered, installed and inspected by Holyoke.

CAT continued working on the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor was working on critical components and the pre-action system for building wide fire suppression.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building.

HG&E met with ESG for fiber connections for 20MBs connections and CAT5/6 critical telecom pathways and connections.

ESG has hired an environmental consulting firm to oversee all aspects of environmental compliance.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building plumbing and fixturing pipes & fittings. 

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room to the 2 G3620c engine generators. 

ESG’s excavation and civil contractor poured footing per our structural engineer for supports for exhaust sheet metal and silencers.

CAT continued preparing the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor continued working on fire suppression and the pre-action system.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside and outside the building and oil/lubrication tank.

ESG’s continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room and building/system/fire control panels and 480V station power.

ESG is working closely with their environmental consulting firm to ensure that all state and federal requirements have been met and exceeded by ESG’s patents.

ESG’s electrical contractor wired the building system and installed electrical heating systems.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building and on the remote radiators and began installing plumbing the the cooling tower and cistern.

ESG held their weekly meeting with, vendors, suppliers, contractors and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

ESG has met on site with their environmental consulting firm.

ESG’s mechanical contractor continued plumbing and pipe-fitting inside, outside the building and to the cooling tower and cistern.

ESG’s electrical contractor connected and energized the 480V wiring and station power.

CAT continued working on the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators for commissioning and prepared them for manual idle mode during the week of 03/28/2022.

ESG’s fire suppression/control system vendor was working on critical components and the pre-action system for building wide fire suppression.

ESG’s mechanical contractor filled glycol (coolant) into both G3520c engine generators and remote radiators.

HG&E installed and connected the gas meter and valve train.

CAT has turned all systems on and has brought the engines and remote radiators to temperature prior to manual idle mode.

EATON has had engineers and technicians on site throughout the month working on switch gear, controls and transformers in collaboration with CAT prior to commissioning.

CAT has manually turned the 2 CAT G3520c engine generators over using an ignition sequence.

 

Currently, there are well over 12,000 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the project that are available for review at the office.

ESG has retained the services of a “Guard and Watch Security Company” that will provide ESG with site security at 28 Water St. ESG also maintains a 24/7 remote monitoring and video security system.

As stated in earlier month ending reports, this is still a very fluid work environment. ESG along with its contactors and vendors are working as expeditiously as possible to bring this project to completion. We have overcome unexpected delays with regards to components within the supply chain. There are still a few delays with certain vendors because of scheduling conflicts. However, we have a scheduled engine generator and Selective Catalytic Combustion Reduction Systems (SCRSs) date during the coming month. We will continue to work diligently to overcome any delay(s) along with all of our contractors and vendors.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or schedule an appointment to visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

Week ending 2-28-2022

ESG month ending Monday, February 28, 2022 narrative.

On Monday, January 31, 2022, ESG’s sheet metal contractor continued on exhaust work from the SCRs

On Monday, January 31, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the building.

On Monday, January 31, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued installing ALL fire and smoke detection boxes and switches.

On Monday, January 31, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor began continued insulating the stainless-steel exhausts from the CAT G3520 engine generators to the Catalytic Combustion SCRs and exhausts.

On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor began with the installation of the Enerquip steam condensing system.

On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, ESG’s fire suppression systems contractor finished installing pipe and sprinklers for fire suppression and awaiting inspection by HFD.

On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued with ALL fire and smoke detection and installation of panels

On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, ESG’s sheet metal contractor continued with SS exhaust work from the SCRs.

On Wednesday, February 2, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued with installation of ALL fire and smoke detection lines and panels.

On Wednesday, February 2, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working on and installing the Enerquip steam condensing system.

On Wednesday, February 2, 2022, ESG’s sheet metal contractor continued with the SS exhaust and completed exhaust breeching through the west wall.

On Wednesday February 2, 2022, ESG’s excavation contractor installed the pumps in the 5,000 gallon cistern and installed the DELTA water on the base.

On Thursday, February 3, 2022, ESG held their weekly meeting with, engineers, contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Thursday, February 3, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued with insulating the exhausts from the SCRs.

On Thursday, February 3, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians continue installing and testing all of the smoke and fire detections sensors and panels.

On Thursday, February 3, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued with the installation of the Enerquip steam condensing equipment.

On Friday, February 3, 2022, ESG’s sheet metal contractor verified field measurements prior to breeching the south wall and west wall for intake and exhaust fans.

On Friday, February 3, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued with the plumbing and installation of the Enerquip steam condensing equipment.

On Friday, February 3, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians installing and testing smoke and fire detection sensors and panels.

On Friday, February 3, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians wiring point to point controls for station power and from the switch gear to the generators.

On Monday, February 7, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor began delivering equipment for a complete system flush using 50 micron filters.

On Monday, February 7, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the building and began installing the motors on top of the 2 pumps on the 5,000 gallon cistern.

On Monday, February 7, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor began point-to-point wiring inside station power switch gear. 

On Monday, February 7, 2022, ESG’s insulation contractor continued with insulating exhausts.

On Tuesday, February 8, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued piping the Enerquip steam condensing system.

On Tuesday, February 8, 2022, ESG’s fire suppression systems contractor met with ESG on additional work. 

On Tuesday, February 8, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring the station power switch gear.

On Tuesday, February 8, 2022, Holyoke Water Works notified ESG of the upcoming installation of the 2″ water meter.

On Tuesday, February 8, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued delivery and assembly of equipment for the full system flush. 

On Wednesday, February 9, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued installing all point-to-point connection inside the station power switch gear.

On Wednesday, February 9, 2022, ESG mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building. 

On Wednesday, February 9, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued with assembly of equipment for the full system flush. 

On Wednesday, February 9, 2022, ESG’s insulation contractor continued insulating all exhaust and piping inside the building.

On Wednesday, February 9, 2022, Holyoke Water Works installed the 2″ water meter.

On Thursday, February 10, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring station power switch gear and began wiring outside switch gear for the step-up transformers.

On Thursday, February 10, 2022,  ESG held their weekly meeting with, engineers, contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Thursday, February 10, 2022, ESG’s insulation contractor continued with insulating the exhausts and steam and water piping.

On Thursday, February 10, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor began installing all temporary fixtures for the complete system flush and began complete system flush.

On Thursday, February 10, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside and outside the building.

On Thursday, February 10, 2022, ESG purchased the 60 gallon air compressor from Air Compressor Engineering.

On Friday, February 11, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued complete system flush.

On Friday, February 11, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the building.

On Friday, February 11, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians wiring point-to-point on the external switch gear and began working on the step-up transformers.

On Friday, February 11, 2022, ESG’s insulation contractor continued with insulating exhaust and steam piping.

On Friday, February 11, 2022 ESG had LF Powers delivered 8 – 55 gallon drums of Mobil 1 Pegasus 1005 motor oil.

On Saturday, February 12, 2022, c ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued system flush using 50 micron filters.

On Saturday, February 12, 2022, ESG excavation contractor removed the fence on the south side of the property to prepare for the reinforced concrete slab that will house the structural steel supports for the intake fans and the silencers.

On Sunday, February 13, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued system flush using 50 micron filters.

On Monday, February 14, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued system flush using 50 micron filters.

On Monday, February 14, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the building.

On Monday, February 14, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued point-to-point wiring inside/outside station power switch gear. 

On Monday, February 14, 2022, ESG’s insulation contractor continued with insulating exhausts and pipe.

On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued with the piping to the Enerquip steam condensing system and to the CAIN HRSG.

On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, ESG’s excavation contractor worked on the south side of the building and worked on the DELTA Water Tower.

On Tuesday, February 15 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring the station power to the inside/outside switch gear.

On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor worked on the installation of the 2″ domestic water lines.

On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued delivery and assembly of equipment for the full system flush.

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor pulled 5KV lines from station power to switch gear. 

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building. 

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued with the full system flush. 

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, ESG met with HG&E regarding energizing the gas line and setting the gas meter.

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, ESG met with CAT and scheduled technicians to work the 2 CAT G3520Cs.

On Thursday, February 17, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring station power switch gear to outside switch gear for the step-up transformers.

On Thursday, February 17, 2022, ESG held their weekly meeting with, engineers, contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Thursday, February 17, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued complete system flush.

On Thursday, February 17, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside and outside the building.

On Friday, February 18, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued complete system flush.

On Friday, February 18, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the building.

On Saturday, February 19, 2022, c ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued system flush using 50 micron filters.

On Sunday, February 20, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued system flush using 50 micron filters.

On Monday, February 21, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor continued system flush using 50 micron filters.

On Monday, February 21, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the building.

On Monday, February 21, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued fire alarm electrical work and began wiring critical paths inside the engine room.

On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the building.

On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring critical paths inside the engine room.

On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractors finished preliminary work on the installation of the 2″ domestic water lines.

On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor finished the full system flush.

On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor began breaking down system flushing equipment.

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued with critical paths both inside the engine room and outside to the switch gear.

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building.

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, ESG’s system process mechanical contractor began loading equipment.  

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, ESG met with HG&E regarding energizing the gas line and setting the gas meter and idling the generators for testing.

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, ESG met with CAT and scheduled technicians to work the 2 CAT G3520Cs.

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, ESG held their weekly meeting with engineers, contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, ESG met with CAT regarding scheduling technicians for startup and procedures for start-up. 

On Thursday, February 24, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside and outside the building.

On Thursday, February 24, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued wiring ALL critical paths along.

On Thursday, February 24, 2022, Gas Leak Detectors and Control Panel were delivered and readied for installation by ESG’s electrical contractor.

On Thursday, February, 24, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor trouble-shooted the left remote radiator after system flush.

On Friday, February 25, 2022, No work snow day.

On Monday, February 28, 2022 CAT technicians arrived and began working on and preparing the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators for start-up.

On Monday, February 28, 2022 ESG’s electrical contractor had electrician installing and running conduit and wires inside the sound attenuated engine room.

 

Currently, there are well over 11,500 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the project that are available for review at the office.

ESG has retained the services of a “Guard and Watch Security Company” that will provide ESG with site security at 28 Water St. ESG also maintains a 24/7 remote monitoring and video security system.

As stated in earlier month ending reports, this is a very fluid work environment. ESG along with its contractors and vendors are working as expeditiously as possible to bring this project to completion. We have overcome unexpected delays with regards to components within the supply chain. Although, there have been a few delays with certain vendors because of scheduling conflicts. However, we have a scheduled engine generator and Selective Catalytic Combustion Reduction Systems (SCRSs) commissioning date during the month of February after the HG&E installs the gas meter and after the engine generator exhaust is installed. We will continue to work diligently to overcome any delay(s) along with all of our contractors and vendors.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or schedule an appointment to visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

Week ending 1-31-2022

 

ESG month ending Monday, January 31, 2022 narrative

On Monday, January 3, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working on piping to/from the 2 CAT 3520s to CAIN (HRSG), Enerquip Chiller, system and water jackets for the CATs.

On Monday, January 3, 2022, ESG’s civil construction contractors set the two fire hydrants per Holyoke Water Works and continued excavating for domestic water and fire suppression.

On Monday, January 3, 2022, ESG met with a fire suppression installation company to run ALL sprinkler lines per insurance requirements.

On Tuesday, January 4, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working on welds, piping, vent line and water connections. Installation of connections to pressure test the gas lines (100psi) with nitrogen began prior to inspection by HG&E. Pressure test during the week of 01/10/21.

On Tuesday, January 4, 2022, ESG’s civil construction contractors completed installing domestic water and fire suppression lines.

On Wednesday, January 5, 2022, ESG’s civil construction contractors in collaboration with Holyoke Water Works charged the lines and added chlorine to kill off bacteria for the domestic lines. Final testing and sampling  to be done by Holyoke Water Works during the week of 01/10/22. 

On Wednesday, January 5, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued with welding, piping, installation of equipment inside the building.

On Wednesday, January 5, 2022, ESG held their weekly meeting with vendors, contractors, engineers and suppliers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations and engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Thursday, January 6, 2022, ESG’s site excavation contractor excavated and installed the 5,000 gallon cistern (sump) for the DELTA Cooling tower.

On Thursday, January 6, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued with welding, piping, fixturing and connecting ALL critical connections.

On Friday, January 7, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued with installation of water line, critical connections and venting of secondary sewer drain.

On Monday, January 10, 2022, ESG’s civil construction contractor and Holyoke Water Works pressure tested and flushed domestic water and fire suppression water lines along with testing the water after the chlorine had sufficient enough time to kill off any bacteria or impurities.

On Monday, January 10, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working both inside and outside the building and added an additional valve to the gas line.

On Monday, January 10, 2022, ESG had site excavation contractor excavate and layout and prepare for the housekeeping pad that will house the DELTA cooling tower adjacent to the 5,000 gallon cistern.

On Tuesday, January 11, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor received the 2,500 gallon UREA tank. And, continued with plumbing inside the build for the UREA tank to the SCRs.

On Tuesday, January 11, 2022, ESG’s site excavation contractor continued with site prep for the housekeeping pad for the DELTA water tower.

On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the build.

On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, ESG’s site excavation contractor finished site prep and compaction for the housekeeping pad and schedule concrete pour for Thursday, 01/13/22. They also compacted and prepped for the concrete pour inside the building for the primary and secondary floor drains.

On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, ESG held their weekly meeting with vendors, contractors, engineers and suppliers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations and engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Thursday, January 6, 2022, ESG’s site preparation and excavation contractor excavated and installed the 5,000 gallon cistern (sump) for the DELTA Cooling tower.

On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, EATON began testing ALL of the switch gear and transformers prior to commissioning.

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, EATON and CAT had technicians going over the punch list necessary for commissioning.

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, ESG’s site preparation and excavation contractor completed the pour for the housekeeping pad for the DELTA water tower and in primary and secondary floor drain.

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued plumbing, welding and fabrication for e UREA, water and coolant lines. 

On Friday, January 14, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued with installing of vales and critical connections for the UREA tank to the day tanks and SCRs on the mezzanine.

On Monday, January 17, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued plumbing the 2,500 gallon DEF/UREA tank and other plumbing lines.

On Monday, January 17, 2022, ESG’s sheet metal contractor began assembling and installing exhaust components from the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators into the 2 CATALYTIC COMBUSTION SCRs.

On Monday, January 17, 2022, ESG had their site preparation and excavation contractor prepare the housekeeping pad for the installation of the DELTA cooling tower adjacent to the 5,000 gallon cistern.

On Monday, January 17, 2022, ESG had a conference call with, vendors, contractors, engineers and suppliers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations and engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, ESG’s site preparation and excavation contractor continued with site prep for the housekeeping pad for the DELTA water tower.

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working inside the building.

On Tuesday, January, 18, 2022 ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians working both inside the building and outside wiring both remote radiators.

On Wednesday, January 19, 2022, ESG’s site preparation and excavation contractor began assembling structural steel on the housekeeping pad for installation of the DELTA cooling tower.

On Wednesday, January, 19, 2022, ESG had delivery of the structural steel for the Enerquip chilling system.

On Wednesday, January, 19, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians working both inside the building and outside wiring both remote radiators.

On Wednesday, January 19, 2022, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working inside the building.

On Wednesday, January 19, 2022, ESG’s sheet metal contractor continued working, welding and fixturing between the 2 CAT G3520s and the SCRs.

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, ESG held their weekly meeting with, vendors, contractors, engineers and suppliers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations and engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, ESG’s site preparation and excavation contractor installed the base for the DELTA Cooling tower on top of the structural steel foundation.

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working inside the building on the DEF/UREA water and coolant lines.

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians working on and completing both inside and outside wiring both remote radiators.

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, ESG’s sheet metal contractor continued working between the 2 CAT G3520s and the SCRs. 

On Friday, January 21, 2022, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with installing of vales and critical connections and began pressure testing ALL of the gas lines for an HG&E inspection during the week of 01/24.22.

On Friday, January 21, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians installing addition lighting inside the sound attenuated engine room.

On Friday, January 21, 2022, ESG’s sheet metal contractor continued working between the 2 CAT G3520s and the SCRs.

On Monday, January 24, 2022, ESG’s fire suppression system contractor began installing pipe and sprinklers for fire suppression.

On Monday, January 24, 2022, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working inside the building and had the inspector from HG&E inspect the gas the gas lines and certify them for the meter and gas connection.

On Monday, January 24, 2022, ESG’ electrical contractor had electricians continue running ALL fire and smoke detection lines and connections.

On Monday, January 24, 2022, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor began insulating the stainless-steel exhausts from the CAT G3520 engine generators to the Catalytic Combustion SCRs.

On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with plumbing inside the build for the UREA tank to the SCRs.

On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, ESG’s fire suppression system contractor continued installing pipe and sprinklers for fire suppression.

On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued running ALL fire and smoke detection lines and panels.

On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians continue running ALL fire and smoke detection lines and panels.

On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor began running and plumbing air lines and drops for compressed air. 

On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, ESG’s fire suppression system contractor continued installing pipe and sprinklers for fire suppression.

On Thursday, January 27, 2022,  ESG held their weekly meeting with vendors, contractors, engineers and suppliers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations and engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Thursday, January 27, 2022, ESG’s fire suppression system contractor continued installing pipe and sprinklers for fire suppression.

On Thursday, January 27, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians continue the installation of all smoke and fire detections sensors and panels.

On Thursday, January 27, 2022, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued running and plumbing air lines and drops for compressed air throughout the building.

On Friday, January 28, 2022, ESG’s sheet metal contractor began installing the stainless steel ductwork from the SCRs.

On Friday, January 28, 2022, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued plumbing air lines and drops for compressed air throughout the building and pressure testing air lines.

On Friday, January 28, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians continue the installation of all smoke and fire detections sensors and panels. 

On Monday, January 31, 2022 ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working inside the building and preparing more air lines and breeching for equipment venting.

On Monday, January 31, 2022, ESG’s fire suppression system contractor continued running sprinkler system throughout the building.

On Monday, January 31, 2022, ESG’s site preparation and excavation contractor continued rigging the support for the Enerquip Heat Exchanger System.

On Monday, January 31, 2022, ESG’s electrical contractor continued with wiring the panels and boxes for the smoke and fire detection system.

On Monday, January 31, 2022, ESG’s sheet metal contractor continued running the stainless steel exhaust from the Catalytic Combustion SCRs to the point where wall breeching will occur.

Currently, there are well over 11,500 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the project that are available for review at the office.

ESG has retained the services of a “Guard and Watch Security Company” that will provide ESG with site security at 28 Water St. ESG also maintains a 24/7 remote monitoring and video security system.

As stated in earlier month ending reports, this is a very fluid work environment. ESG along with its contractors and vendors are working as expeditiously as possible to bring this project to completion. We have overcome unexpected delays with regards to components within the supply chain. Although, there have been a few delays with certain vendors because of scheduling conflicts. However, we have a scheduled engine generator and Selective Catalytic Combustion Reduction Systems (SCRSs) commissioning date during the month of February after the HG&E installs the gas meter and after the engine generator exhaust is installed. We will continue to work diligently to overcome any delay(s) along with all of our contractors and vendors.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or schedule an appointment to visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

 

Week ending 12-31-2021

 

ESG month ending Friday, December 31, 2021 narrative

On Wednesday, December 1, 2021 ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with all of their contractors, vendors and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

 

On Wednesday, December 1,2021 ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor had their technicians assembling and installing flanges, valves and fittings to a variety of critical pieces of equipment.

On Thursday December 2, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working on, assembling and installing copper pipe, black pipe and fixtures both inside the build and outside the building.

On Friday, December 3, 2021 ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued assembling, installing “black” pipe & copper pipe on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators, the CAIN HRSG, the Enerquip system and to the 2 remote radiators.

On Monday, December 6, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with mechanical and plumbing technicians working ALL of the piping and connections for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators. 

On Monday, December 6, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor received more “black” pipe for domestic plumbing, venting and for the engine generators.

On Monday,  December 6, 2021, ESG a meeting with Milton CAT, along with their contractors, vendors and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning. 

On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, ESG took delivery of an all-electric forklift from a locally owned material handling company. 

On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working inside the building with regards to installing the second floor drain and other plumbing related work.

On Tuesday, December 72021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians working on wiring from the engine generators, to the switch gear, to the step-up transformers to the utility poles.

On Wednesday, December 8, 2021, ESG received ALL of the silencers for the building for air intake and exhaust noise suppression.

On Wednesday, December 8, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor started installing copper water lines.

On Thursday, December 9, 2021, ESG received the last of 3 deliveries of water main pipe for installation of domestic water main(s) and fire hydrants.

On Thursday, December 9, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians work inside & outside the building.

On Thursday, December 9, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with plumbing copper, finished the second drain/prepare for plumbing inspector and worked in fittings for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Friday, December 10, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians working outside the building on electrical fixtures.

On Monday, December 13 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with mechanical and plumbing technicians working ALL of the piping and connections for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

 

On Monday, December 13, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor received additional pipe/flanges and steel for plumbing, structural supports for the engine generators.

On Monday, December 13, 2021, ESG held a meeting with all of their contractors, vendors and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

 

On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working inside the building.

On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor received the spools for the gas trains.

On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor installed the spools and the gas trains on the 2 CAT G3520C engine generators.

On Wednesday, December 15, 2021 ESG held a meeting with all of their contractors, vendors and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

 

On Thursday, December 16, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor completed installing the gas trains on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Thursday, December 16, 2021, installation began on the frames and channels for the sound attenuated room panels.

On Thursday, December 16, 2021, ESG’s water main contractor began “test pits” prior to excavation and installation on the water mains per Holyoke Water Works.

On Friday, December 17, 2021, ESG met with civil engineering contractors on some Civil Engineering designs.

On Friday, December 17, 2021, installation continued with the sound attenuated panels and frames.

On Friday, December, 17, 2021, ESG’s water main contractor continued with “test pits”.

On Monday, December 20 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with mechanical and plumbing technicians working on ALL of the piping and connections for the Enerquip heat exchangers and the CAIN HRSG.

On Monday, December 20, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor began exterior excavations for the oil/water separator and the exterior sewer lines.

On Monday, December 20, 2021, ESG held a meeting with their contractors, vendors and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Monday, December 20, 2021, ESG’s water main contractor began working on and excavating for the water main.

On Monday, December 20, 2021, installation of the sound attenuated ceiling panels continued.

On Tuesday, December 21, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working both inside and outside the building.

On Tuesday, December 21, 2021, ESG’s water main contractor continued working on the water main installation.

On Tuesday, December 21, 2021, installation of the sound attenuated walls began.

On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, ESG’s sheet metal contractor began cutting the sound attenuated ceiling and wall panels for custom installation.

On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor finished installing the outs sewer lines and oil and water separator.

On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, ESG’s water main contractor continued with excavation and installation of the water main.

On Thursday, December 23, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working inside the building.

On Thursday, December 23, 2021, installation continued of the sound attenuated panels.

On Thursday, December 23, 2021, ESG’s water main contractor continued with the excavation and installation of the water main.

On Friday, December 24, 2021 – no work – Christmas Eve.

On Monday, December 27 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with mechanical and plumbing technicians working on ALL of the piping and connections for the Enerquip heat exchangers and the CAIN HRSG.

 

On Monday, December 27, 2021, ESG’s water main installation and excavation contractor continued excavations and installations of water mains for domestic building water and fire suppression.

On Monday, December 27, 2021, ESG had a meeting with their contractors, vendors and engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning. 

On Monday, December 27, 2021, 24/7 WiFi system recalibrated and live streaming remote video monitoring system and cameras recalibrated.

On Monday, December 27, 2021, installation of the sound attenuated ceiling panels and walls continued.

On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working both inside the building.

On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, ESG’s water main contractor continued working on the water main installation primary and secondary per Holyoke Water Works.

On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, installation of the sound attenuated walls continued with “Z” channels installed in the ceiling.

On Wednesday, December 29, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor began installing conduit for lighting inside the sound attenuated engine room.

On Wednesday, December 29, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working on piping for the CAIN HRSG and the Enerqip system.

On Wednesday, December 29, 2021, ESG had their contractor cut the floor and began excavation for domestic water.

On Wednesday, December 29, 2021, ESG’s water main installation and excavation contractor continued with excavation and installation of the water main north on Water Street (primary) and East from underneath the canal (secondary) per Holyoke Water Works.

On Thursday, December 30, 2021, ESG had their contractors continue excavation for the domestic water and fire installation.

On Thursday, December 30, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians continue with conduit and lighting installation in the sound attenuated engine generator room.

On Thursday, December 30, 2021, ESG’s water main installation and excavation contractor continued with the excavation and installation of the water main to about 90% complete, still waiting on fire hydrant delivery for completion.

On Friday, December 31, 2021 – no work – New Year’s Eve.

Currently, there are well over 10,000 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the project that are available for review at the office.

ESG has retained the services of a “Guard and Watch Security Company” that will provide ESG with site security at 28 Water St. 7 days a week beginning on January 1, 2022. ESG also maintains a 24/7 remote monitoring and video security system.

As stated in earlier month ending reports, this is a very fluid work environment. ESG along with its contractors and vendors are working as expeditiously as possible to bring this project to completion. We have overcome unexpected delays with regards to components within the supply chain. Although, there will be a few delays with certain vendors because of scheduling conflicts. However, we have a scheduled engine generator and Selective Catalytic Combustion Reduction Systems (SCRSs) commissioning date. We will continue to work diligently to overcome any delay(s) along with all of our contractors and vendors.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, we kindly ask that you please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or schedule an appointment to visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

 

Week ending 11-30-2021

ESG month ending Tuesday, November 30, 2021 narrative.

On Monday, November 1, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with mechanical and plumbing technicians working plumbing the natural gas lines, breaching the west wall of the building for the for the coolant lines for the remote radiators, and working on valve fittings and water lines for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Monday, November1, 2021, ESG electrical contractor had electricians pulling 480V lines to the switch gear and prepared the electrical connections from the building to the step-up transformers.

On Monday, November 1, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor mounted brackets on exterior fixtures for natural gas.

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians continue the wiring inside the building 480v, 240v & 120v to panels for the switch gear controls, lighting and cable for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators and out to the switch gear housekeeping pad.

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor worked with ESG’s sheet metal contractor and acoustical engineering contractor on equipment layouts for intake and exhaust and south and west wall breaching.

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, ESG received from their structural engineer the structural through-the-roof support designs and installations for various equipment locations.

On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued work on cast-iron natural gas plumbing of the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators. 

On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians working both inside and outside of the building.

On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with all of their contractors and outside engineers to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning. 

On Thursday, November 4, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians continue working on point-to-point control panel wiring and station power control requirements and fire/smoke alarms.

On Thursday, November 4, 2021, ESG’s sheet metal contractor took final measurements.

On Thursday, November 4, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued plumbing leads and returns connections from the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators to the two outside remote radiators.

On Friday, November 5, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians worked on 480v and 240v wiring for the station power equipment requirements and pilling 5KV lines from the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators to the 2 EATO Step-Up transformers. 

On Friday, November 5, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working on plumbing natural gas connections, had more cast iron pipe delivered and continued the outside gas run.

On Friday, November 5, 2021, ESG worked with Catalytic Combustion on the SCRSs and their commissioning date which has been scheduled.

On Monday, November 8, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with mechanical and plumbing technicians working on plumbing the natural gas lines, breaching the west wall of the building for the for the coolant lines for the remote radiators, and working on natural gas valve fittings and water lines for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Monday, November 8, 2021, ESG, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians connecting the 5,000v lines from the 2 CAT G3520 engine-generators from the building to the step-up transformers.

On Monday, November 8, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor laid out secondary sewer drain.

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians continue the wiring inside the building 5Kv, 480v, 240v & 120v to panels for the switch gear controls, lighting and cable for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators and out to the switch gear housekeeping pad.

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor laid out with ESG’s sheet metal contractor and their acoustical engineers, equipment layouts for intake and exhaust fans/VFD equipment and south and west wall breaching.

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, ESG’s, mechanical engineering contractor, sheet metal contractor & structural engineer worked on the structural through-the-roof support designs, breaching and installations for various equipment locations and the CAIN Heat Recovery Steam generator (HRSG) exhaust breach.

On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued work on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

 

On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians working both inside and outside of the building.

On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with their mechanical engineering contractor at their office along with all of the other contractors and outside engineers continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

 

On Thursday, November 11, 2021, Federal Holiday – Veteran’s Day – no work.

On Friday, November 12, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians worked on 5Kv, 480v and 240v wiring for the station power equipment requirements.

  

On Friday, November 12, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working on plumbing natural gas connections.

On Friday, November 12, 2021, ESG worked with their electrical contractor and EATON on switch gear and control panel commissioning date(s).

On Monday, November 15, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with mechanical and plumbing technicians working on the coolant lines for the remote radiators, and continued working on natural gas valve fittings and water lines for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Monday, November 15, 2021, ESG, electrical contractor had electricians working inside and outside of the building.

On Monday, November 15, 2021, final design and approvals were given for excavation work to begin for the domestic water main, fire hydrants and a 300 foot run and a 240 foot  run. Expected for completion will be 2 weeks.

On Monday, November 15, final design and approvals were given for the excavation to begin for the installation of the sump/cistern for the DELTA Water Tower

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians continue the wiring inside the building s and out to the switch gear housekeeping and transformer pads.

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, sound attenuated wall & ceiling construction and installation began.

On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued work on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators with technical support from MILTON CAT.

 

On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians working both inside and outside of the building.

On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with all of their engineers and contractors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

 

On Thursday, November 18, 2021, ESG’s electrical contractor had electricians working inside/outside of the building.

On Friday, November 18, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working on plumbing natural gas connections.

On Monday, November 22, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued with mechanical and plumbing technicians working ALL of the piping and connections for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Monday, November 22, 2021, ESG cut the floor for an additional floor drain as prescribed by their mechanical engineering consultant.

On Monday, November 22, 2021, excavation work and layout was schedule to begin during the first full week of December 2021 for the domestic water main and fire hydrant, the 300 foot run and the 240 foot run. Expected time to completion, Friday December 17, 2021.

On Tuesday, November 23, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor worked on, installed  and welded ALL of the piping to and from the remote radiators from the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators..

On Wednesday, November 24, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued work on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators, CAIN HRSG and the Enerquip system.

Thursday, November 25, 2021 – Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 26, 2021 – No work.

Monday, November 29, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued working on installing copper piping to from the CAIN Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) the Enerquip System and the DELTA cooling tower.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021, water main ductile and domestic ductile water pipe was delivered. Excavation and installation to begin in early December 2021. 

Currently, there are well over 9,750 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the project that are available for review at the office.

As stated in an earlier month ending reports, this is a very fluid environment. ESG along with its contractors and vendors are working as expeditiously as possible to bring this project to completion. We have overcome some unexpected delays with regards to components within the supply chain. Although several still exist. We continue to work diligently to overcome those delays along with all of our contractors and vendors.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, we kindly ask that you please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or schedule an appointment to visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

 

Week ending 10-31-2021

ESG month ending Sunday, October 31, 2021 narrative.
On Friday, October 01, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working on 480v wiring for the station power requirements for the 2 CAT G3520 Engine Generators, switch gear locations and the CAIN Heat Recovery Steam Generator, (HRSG) 480v requirements.

On Friday, October 01, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued running cast iron vent pipes and preparing plumbing runs for natural gas to the 2 CAT G3520 engine-generators.

On Monday, October 4, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working inside the building pulling 480v lines to control panels and overhead conduit.

On Monday, October 4, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractors had mechanical and plumbing technicians working on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Monday, October 4, 2021, Milton CAT began surveying the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators and preparing them prior to start-up and commissioning.

On Monday, October 4, 2021, the 3 EATON switch gears were delivered.

On Monday, October 4, 2021, the DELTA Water tower was delivered.

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor had mechanical and plumbing technicians working on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, ESG had electricians working inside the building, continuing work on 480v runs to control panels.

On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, ESG had electricians continue the wiring inside the building 480v panel for the 2 Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems (SCRSs).

On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractors set hangers for the natural gas line and coolant lines outside the front of the building.

On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with all of the respective contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work and equipment layout for installations.

On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working on the mezzanine and placement of additional lighting.
On Thursday, October 7, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractors ran & began plumbing the SCRSs from the remote DEF tanks on the mezzanine and continued working on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Thursday, October 7, 2021, ESGhad electricians wiring to the 2 Catalytic Combustion DEF tanks and pulling mule lines from the control panels to the switch gear and transformer pads.

On Thursday, October 7 2021, ESG’s sheet metal contractor began measuring for ALL the sheet metal work inside the building so fabrication may begin next week.

On Friday, October 8, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working on 480v wiring for the station power requirements for the 2 CAT G3520 Engine Generators, switch gear locations and the CAIN Heat Recovery Steam Generator, (HRSG) 480v requirements and fabricating all mounting points and conduit drops for wiring.

On Friday, October 8, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued running plumbing runs for natural gas to the 2 CAT G3520 engine-generators and outside plumbing.

On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor had mechanical and plumbing technicians working plumbing the natural gas lines and valve fitting for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, ESG had electricians working inside the building, continuing to work on conduit for the SCRSs UREA (DEF Tanks) and control panels for the Catalytic Combustion Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems (SCRSs).

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, ESG had electricians continue the wiring inside the building 480v panel for the 2 Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems (SCRSs).

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor ran the final 3/4″ DEF/UREA lines to the SCRSs

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, ESG had electricians working on ALL of the fire/smoke detection sensors and lighting.

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021 ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with its contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work and equipment layout for installations.

On Thursday, October 14, 2021 ESG had electricians continue working on the mezzanine and placement of additional lighting and building fire/smoke detection equipment and lighting.

On Thursday, October 14, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor ran & began plumbing from the 2 remote radiators to the building and the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Friday, October 15, 2021, ESG had electricians worked on 480v wiring for the station power requirements and finish fabricating all mounting points and conduit drops and wiring for the fire/smoke detection equipment layout.

On Friday, October 15, 2021, ESG met with the customer to go over gas connections and start-up and commissioning date(s).

On Friday, October 15, 2021, ESG met with Civil Engineers on the final stamped water design as per Holyoke Water Works.

On Monday, October 18, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued with mechanical and plumbing technicians working plumbing the natural gas lines, valve fittings and water lines for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Monday, October 18, 2021, ESG had electricians rigging the switch gear and prepared for thw electrical connections from the building to the step-up transformers.

On Monday, October 18, 2021, ESG had its painting contractor complete painting the 2 remote radiators.

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, ESG had electricians continue the wiring inside the building 480v panel for the switch gear controls and cable for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor worked with its sheet metal and acoustical engineers on equipment layouts for intake and exhaust.

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, ESG worked with its structural engineer on structural designs for various equipment locations.

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued work in plumbing the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, ESG had electricians working both inside and outside of the building.

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with its contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Thursday, October 21, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working on point-to-point control panel wiring and station power requirements.

On Thursday, October 21, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor began plumbing and leads and return connections from the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators to the CAIN Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) and Enerquip chillers and heat exchangers.

On Friday, October 22, 2021, ESG had electricians worked on 480v and 240v wiring for the station power equipment requirements.

On Friday, October 22, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working on plumbing gas connections.

On Friday, October 22, 2021, ESG worked with it concrete contractor on the schedule for future concrete pad pours during the week of 10/25/21.

On Monday, October 25, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued with mechanical and plumbing technicians working plumbing the natural gas lines, breaching the southwest corner of the building for the natural gas, valve fittings and water lines for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators continued.

On Monday, October 25, 2021, ESG, had electricians rig the switch gear for permanent placement and prepared for the electrical connections from the building to the step-up transformers.

On Monday, October 25, 2021, ESG’s concrete contractor set four (4) footings to be used as bases for external mounting points.

On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, ESG had electricians continue the wiring inside the building 480v panel for the switch gear controls and cable for the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators and out to the switch gear housekeeping pad.

On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor worked with the sheet metal contractors and acoustical on equipment layouts for intake and exhaust. ALL of the sound-attenuated ceiling and wall panels have been delivered and began preparing for installations.

On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, ESG worked with its structural engineer on structural through-the-roof support designs and installations for various equipment locations.

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued work in plumbing the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators and running DEF/UREA filling lines for the 2 SCRSs.

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, ESG had electricians working both inside and outside of the building.

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with its contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work, equipment layout for installations, engine generator start-up and commissioning.

On Thursday, October 28, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working on point-to-point control panel wiring and station power control requirements.

On Thursday, October 28, 2021, ESG’s installation of the sound-attenuated ceiling panels began.

On Thursday, October 28, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor began plumbing and leads and return connections from the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators to the two outside remote radiators.

On Friday, October 29, 2021, ESG had electricians worked on 480v and 240v wiring for the station power equipment requirements.

On Friday, October 29, 2021, ESG’s mechanical contractor continued working on plumbing natural gas connections and continued the outside gas run.

On Friday, October 29, 2021, ESG worked with its concrete contractor and had them remove the forms from work performed earlier in the week.

Currently, there are well over 9,500 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the project that are available for review at the office.

As stated in an earlier month ending report, this is a very fluid environment. ESG along with its contractors and vendors are working as expeditiously as possible to bring this project to completion. There are still some unexpected delays with regards to components with the supply chain. We have worked diligently to overcome those delays along with all of our contractors and vendors.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, we kindly ask that you please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or schedule an appointment to visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

Week ending 9-30-2021

ESG month ending Thursday, September 30, 2021 narrative.

On Monday, August 30, 2021, ESG had electricians working inside the building pulling 120V , 240 & 480 point to point circuits and control panel circuits. Electricians also began pulling all 480V lines for station power to the last utility pole that feeds the building.

On Monday, August 30, 2021 ESG worked on the initial diagrams, layout and budget for CNG procurement and equipment.

On Tuesday, August 31, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working inside the building pulling 120V , 240 & 480 point to point circuits and control panel circuits.

On Wednesday, September 01, 2021, ESG had their painting contractor begin painting the mezzanine and railings.

On Wednesday September 01, 2021 ESG had electricians preparing the CAT G3520s Engine Generators for wiring to the switch gear and transformer locations

On Thursday, September 02, 2021, ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with contractors and vendors to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work and equipment installations along with DEF tank installations.

On Thursday, September 02, 2021, ESG’s painting contractor continued painting the mezzanine and railings.

On Thursday, September 2, 202, ESG had electricians continue preparing and wiring the CAT G3520s for station power and distribution
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On Thursday, September 2, 2021, ESG rescheduled a house keeping switch gear pad pour for Thursday 9/10/2021.

On Friday, September 03, 2021, ESG’s painting contractor continued painting the mezzanine and railings.

On Friday, September 03, 2021, ESG and their vendor continued working on installation and commissioning of the SCRSs and their scheduled upcoming visit.

On Tuesday, September 7, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working inside the building.

On Tuesday, September 7, 2021, ESG’s painting contractor continued painting the mezzanine and railings.

On Tuesday, September 7, 2021, ESG’s rigging contractors continued working on the installations of the 2 SCRSs on the mezzanine. They are scheduled to complete the installation on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

On Wednesday September 8, 2021, ESG had electricians continue the wiring inside the building.

On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work and equipment layout for installations.

On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, ESG’s painting contractor continued painting the mezzanine and railings, and began painting the 2 remote radiators.

On Thursday, September 9, 2021, ESG had electricians running conduit of the fire/smoke detectors and fire alarm system.

On Thursday, September 9, 2021, ESG worked with Milton CAT on scheduling technicians and ancillary equipment necessary for commissioning of the 2 CAT G3520 Engine Generators.

On Friday, September 10, 2021 ESG’s painting finished painting the mezzanine and railings. Due to the rainy conditions, they are expected to return within 3 weeks to finish painting the remote radiators.

On Friday, September 10, 2021, ESG and their vendor continued working on installation and commissioning of the SCRSs and prior to their scheduled upcoming visit.

On Monday, September 13, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working inside the building.

On Monday, September 13, 2021, ESG had their mechanical engineering contractor continue pressure testing and certifying the remote radiators prior to installation.

On Tuesday, September 14, 2021, ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor continued pressure testing and certifying the remote radiators prior to installation.

On Tuesday, September 14, 2021 ESG, and their contractors visited an existing CNG site to view and understand what is needed to be built in order to supply CNG during winter curtailment periods.
On Wednesday September 15, 2021, ESG had electricians continue the wiring inside the building.

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work and equipment layout for installations.

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021 ESG had rebar delivered for our concrete contractor for the house keeping pad for the switch gear that is to be schedule for a pour during the week of September 20th.

On Thursday, September 16 , 2021 ESG had their rigging contractor complete the installations of the 2 SCRSs on the mezzanine.

On Thursday, September 16, 2021 ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor completed pressure testing and certifying the remote radiators.

On Thursday, September 16, 2021 ESG scheduled the installation of the steel frame for the remote radiators for Thursday, September 23, 2021.

On Thursday, September 16, 2021 ESG had electricians working on smoke and fire detection and wiring the 2 CAT G3520 Engine Generators.

On Friday, September 17, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working on smoke & fire detection and wiring the 2 CAT G3520 Engine Generators and switch gear locations.

On Monday, September 20, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working inside the building.

On Monday, September 20, 2021 ESG’s mechanical engineering contractor had mechanical and plumbing technicians working on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, ESG had mechanical and plumbing technicians working on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.
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On Tuesday, September 21, 2021 ESG had electricians working inside the building on fire alarm and smoke alarm systems.

On Wednesday September 22, 2021 ESG had electricians continue the wiring inside the building.

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021 ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with their contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work and equipment layout for installations.

On Thursday, September 22 , 2021 ESG’s contractors and vendors worked on the placement of the remote radiators outside the building. Final install is scheduled for Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

On Thursday, September 22, 2021, ESG was notified that the concrete pour for the Switch Gear Housekeeping pads will be on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 7:00am.

On Thursday, September 22, 2021, ESG’s structural engineer did a walk through for an engineered footing design for the water distillation and CO2 capture equipment.

On Thursday, September 22, 2021 ESG had electricians working on smoke and fire detection and wiring the 2 CAT G3520 Engine Generators.

On Friday, September 22, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working on 480v wiring for the station power requirements for the 2 CAT G3520 Engine Generators and switch gear locations.

On Monday, September 27, 2021, ESG had electricians continue working inside the building pulling 480v to control panels.

On Monday, September 27, 2021, ESG had their mechanical and plumbing technicians working on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Monday, September 27, 2021, ESG’s concrete contractor poured the Housekeeping pads for where the EATON switch gear will reside. It is expected that the switch gear will be set in place by Wednesday, October 6, 2021.

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, ESG had mechanical and plumbing technicians working on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.
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On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, ESG had electricians working inside the building, continuing work on 480v runs to control panels.

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, the remote radiators were set in place and are schedule to be painted.

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, ESG’s concrete contractor stripped the forms off the concrete housekeeping pad.
On Wednesday September 29, 2021, ESG had electricians continue the wiring inside the building 480v panel for the 2 Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems (SCRSs).

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, layout for the distillation water tower, housekeeping pads and mounting locations for the engine-generator room was completed per mechanical design.

On Thursday, September 30, 2021 ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work and equipment layout for installations.

On Thursday, September 30, 2021 ESG had electricians continue working on the mezzanine and placement of additional lighting.

On Thursday, September 30, 2021 ESG’s mechanical technicians were running drain venting and working the natural gas plumbing on the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

On Thursday, September 30, 2021, ESG’s structural engineer submitted an engineered footing design for the heat exchangers, distillation and CO2 capture equipment.

Currently, there are well over 7,500 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the project that are available for review at the office.

As stated in an earlier month ending report, this is a very fluid environment. ESG along with its contractors and vendors are working as expeditiously as possible to bring this project to completion. There have been some unexpected delays with regards to components with the supply chain. We have worked diligently to overcome those delays along with all of our contractors and vendors.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, we kindly ask that you please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or schedule an appointment to visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

Week ending 8-30-2021

Month Ending Wednesday, August 31, 2021

On Monday, August 2, 2021 ESG had concrete pumped and poured onto the deck of the mezzanine.

On Monday, August 2, 2021ESG had electricians working on the ground grid for the switch gear.

On Tuesday, August 3, 2021 ESG had the expansion joints cut in the concrete deck on top of the mezzanine.

On Tuesday, August 3, 2021 ESG had electricians continue working on the ground grid for the switch gear.

On Wednesday, August 4, 2021 ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with all of their contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work and equipment installations.

On Wednesday, August 4, 2021 ESG’s sheet metal designed and submitted a prototype exhaust system for the SCRSs.

On Thursday, August 5, 2021 ESG had electricians working on all overhead lighting installation for inside the building.

On Friday, August 6, 2021 ESG had electricians working both inside and outside the building.

The two Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems (SCRSs) will be installed in the building by the rigging contractor on Thursday, August 12, 2021.

On Monday, August 9, 2021 The preformed concrete piers for the remote radiators were delivered and layout for excavation and site preparation work began.

On Monday, August 9, 2021 ESG had electricians working on the ground grid for the switch gear.

On Tuesday, August 10, 2021 ESG had electricians working on circuits for the lights inside the building.

On Tuesday, August 10, 2021 excavation continued for the piers for the remote radiators.

On Wednesday, August 11, 2021 ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work and equipment installations.

On Wednesday, August 11, 2021 the interior lighting and circuits were completed.

On Thursday, August 12, 2021 ESG had their rigging contractors deliver the SCRSs, the DEF Systems, the pre-treatment systems and the stainless steel condensor.

On Thursday, August 12, 2021 the plumber from mechanical engineering contractor began flushing the coolant and pressure checks of the 2 CAT G3520s.

ESG and the SCRSs manufacturer are working on installation of the SCRSs and their scheduled their upcoming visit now that the SCRSs have been prepared for installation on the mezzanine.

On Monday, August 16, 2021 ESG had electricians working inside the building pulling 120V point to point circuits.

On Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Lapinski Electric Inc., had electricians working on clearing conduit from the building to the transformers and pulling 480V lines in the building.

On Tuesday, August 17, 2021 ESG, contractors and vendors met at 28 Water St. to go over the engineered design and installation of a back-up fuel source (CNG) for the time period of seasonal (winter) curtailment periods. This also included a CNG procurement program and budget.

On Wednesday August 18, 2021 ESG had their electricians working laying copper cable for the ground grid on the exterior of the building 24″ below finished grade.
On Wednesday, August 18, 2021 excavation and backfilling of the ground grid was completed.

On Wednesday, August 18, 2021 ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work and equipment installations.

On Thursday, August 19, 2021 ESG had their electrical add additional interior lighting and circuits.

On Thursday, August 19, 2021 ESG had electricians run interior grounding for station power.

On Friday, August 20, 2021 contractors were working on the mezzanine to prep for insulation and sheet metal for the final installation of the SCRSs.

ESG and SCRSs manufacturer are working on installation and commissioning of the SCRSs and their scheduled upcoming visit.

On Monday, August 23, 2021ESG had electricians working inside the building pulling 120V , 240 & 480 point to point circuits and control panel circuits.

On Tuesday, August 24, 2021 ESG had electricians working inside the building-on-building ground connections.

On Tuesday, August 24, 2021 ESG worked with their contractors on the initial diagrams and budget for the CNG procurement and equipment.

On Wednesday August 25, 2021 ESG had electricians continue working inside the building pulling 120V , 240 & 480 point to point circuits and control panel circuits.

On Wednesday, August 25, 2021 ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with contractors and vendors to continue to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work, electrical work and equipment installations along with DEF tank installations.

On Wednesday, August 25, 2021 preparation for final installation of the SCRSs was completed and final installation of the SCRSs was scheduled complete with expansion footings with ESG’s rigging contractor for Thursday 09/02/2021.

On Thursday, August 26, 2021ESG’s electricians completed interior building grounding and continued running 480V point to point station power and controls.

On Thursday, August 26, 2021 final backfilling and compaction for the switch gear completed between the building and 4160kv-to-13,800kv step-up transformers was completed.

On Thursday, August 26, 2021 ESG has scheduled with its concrete contractor a house keeping switch gear pad pour for Wednesday 09/01/2021. (postponed due to weather)

On Friday, August 27, 2021 ESGs mechanical engineering contractor began pressure testing the remote radiators ahead of installation.

On Friday, August 27, 2021 ESG received drawings for the remote radiators frame that will sit upon the concrete footings (piers) that were previously installed.

On Monday, August 30, 2021 ESG had electricians working inside the building on 480V point to point for station power and controls.

On Tuesday, August 31, 2021 ESG had electricians pulling 480V cable through conduit to the station power utility pole and transformers and addition building grounding.

On Tuesday August 31, 2021 ESG was notified by its rigging contractor that the final SCRSs install will be rescheduled to Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

Currently, there are well over 7,500 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the project that are available for review at the office.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, we kindly ask that you please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

Week ending 7-30-2021

Week/Month Ending July 30 &31, 2021

On Monday, June 28, 2021 the installation of the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators was rescheduled to Thursday, July 1, 2021.

Consequently, the installation of the mezzanine was rescheduled from Tuesday, June 29, 2021 to Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

ESG met with their painting contractor and scheduled a meeting for Wednesday July 7, 2021 for an estimate and a time frame to paint the two remote radiators and to paint the mezzanine once installed.

The 2 CAT G3520 engine generators were installed on Thursday, July, 1, 2021.

On Thursday evening, July 1, 2021 ESG’s vendor began preparing the balance of the 5,000 square foot building for a non-permeable epoxy coating. There was no foot traffic allowed inside the building until Tuesday, July 6, 2021.

On Tuesday, July 6, 2021 steel was delivered for the mezzanine.

On Tuesday, July 6, 2021 ESG’s electrical contractor delivered the station power and control panel equipment.

On Wednesday, July 7, 2021 ESG met with all of their contractors to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work and equipment installations.

On Thursday, July 8, 2021 the installation of the mezzanine began which would take approximately 1 week to complete.

On Friday, July 9, 2021 the electrical contractor began equipment and wiring installations which will take approximately 45 days to complete.

On Monday, July 19, 2021 the electrical contractor began installing light fixtures.

On Tuesday, July 20, 2021 the pre-treatment system for the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) was delivered.

On Tuesday, July 20, 2021 electricians continued underground conduit work leading from the building to the step-up transformers in preparation for the switch gear.

On Wednesday July 21, 2021 ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting with electrical, mechanical and sheet metal contractors to go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work and equipment installations.

On Wednesday, July 21, 2021 the cooling tower and related components was delivered.

On Thursday July 22, 2021 electricians continued underground conduit work leading from the building to the step-up transformers in preparation for the switch gear.

On Friday, July 23, 2021 ESG met with their electrical contractor and acoustical engineers to review the schedule for the installation of the sound attenuated room.

On Friday, July 23, 2021 electricians continued underground conduit work leading from the building to the step-up transformers in preparation for the switch gear.

On Friday, July 23, 2021 ESG met with their sheet metal contractor regarding of the stainless steel and metal duct work and piping for the building.

ESG has scheduled delivery of the Heat Recover Steam Generator (HRSG) for Monday July 26, 2021 at 7:00am.

On Monday, July 26, 2021 the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) was delivered and scheduled for rigging and installation on Friday, July 30, 2021.

On 07/26/21, 07/27/21, 07/28/21/, 07/29/21 and 07/30/21 electricians began installing light fixtures, laying conduit for the switch gear and pulling wire feeds for controls.

On Tuesday, July 27, 2021 ESG’s concrete contractor laid the rebar and the steel screen for the concrete deck on top of the mezzanine. Concrete will be pumped and poured on the the deck of the mezzanine on Monday, August 2, 2021.

On Wednesday July 28, 2021 ESG had their scheduled weekly meeting electrical, mechanical and sheet metal contractors and engineers go over the next phases and dates of installation, plumbing, sheet metal work and equipment installations.

On Wednesday, the acoustical engineers took final measurements for the installation of the sound attenuated room.

On Thursday, July 29, 2021 the rigging company began mobilizing for the installation and rigging of the HRSG.

On Friday, July 30, 2021 the HRSG was installed.

On Friday, July 30, 2021 the concrete contractor prepared the mezzanine deck and covered the 2 CAT G3520 Engine-Generators prior to the concrete pour schedule for Monday August 2, 2021.

The two Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems will be installed after the concrete has cured on or after August 11, 2021. ESG and the SCRSs manufacturer have scheduled their upcoming visit and commissioning after the SCRSs have been installed.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, we kindly ask that you please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

Week ending 6-30-2021

Week/Month Ending June 30, 2021

Beginning on Tuesday, 06/01/2021 final excavation and compaction work continued for the installation of control panels, feeder lines, rough outs for all of the electrical equipment including switch gear, station power, transformers and the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

Throughout the week, ESG had met with and continued to exchange numerous e-mails with our mechanical engineering firm. They were working on numerous shop drawings and final as built drawings. ESG is waiting on final concrete pad designs and placement layout before installation and plumbing.

On Wednesday 06/02/2021, our concrete vendor constructed the remainder of the forms and placed in control breaks for the remainder of the 5,000 square foot concrete floor. Rebar was wired and laid.

Concrete was delivered and poured for a 1/3 of the building.

On Monday, 06/07/2021 and Tuesday, 06/08/2021, our concrete vendor set the second stage of forms, rebar and laser leveled for the next pour of concrete that took place on Thursday 06/10/2021. Expected Cure time is 14 to 21 days to meet 5,000psi. 4 core sample tubes were also poured and sent to an independent testing laboratory for hardness testing over a 21 day period.

ESG has scheduled Milton CAT and worked with a sales engineer and their technicians for software updates and programming for the controls of the 2 CAT G3520 Engine Generators along with additional equipment that may be needed for the engine generators and their respective controls prior to testing and commissioning.

ESG had met with the HG&E to schedule the natural gas connections and metering to the building and that HG&E had installed the gas lines to the northwest corner of the building on Saturday 06/05/2021.

ESG met with Holyoke Water Works, in conjunction with our mechanical engineering firms on the drawings of the water lines which were being circulated and ESG was waiting on stamped drawings and final approval before the construction of the water main and lines for the building can begin.

ESG had contracted with a rigging company, and tentatively scheduled the installation of the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators for Monday June 28, 2021 and the 2 SCRS and remote radiators in mid-July. The time frame for the scheduling, was predicated upon that the concrete had properly cured and a non-permeable coating had been applied to the floor and knee walls.

On Monday, 06/07/2021, our concrete vendor cut the construction joints in the freshly poured floor per our structural engineer.

ESG met with our mechanical engineering firm on Thursday 06/10/2021 and agreed upon numerous draft shop drawings and final as built drawings. ESG is waiting on final concrete pad designs and placement layout before installation and plumbing.

ESG has scheduled a meeting with SCRS vendor on or after 07/12/2021 during the installation and commissioning phase of the 2 Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems per the sales agreement.

On Monday, 06/14/2021 the final portion of the vapor barrier was laid and the grading of the ramp and apron for the overhead door was completed.

On Tuesday, 06/15/2021 and Wednesday 06/16/2021 our concrete vendor installed, expansion foam, the forms, and the rebar and laser leveled for the final pour of concrete.

On Thursday, 06/17/2021, our concrete vendor completed the final pour of concrete along with 4 test core samples that were submitted to an independent testing laboratory per our structural engineer.

On Friday, 06/18/2021 our concrete vendor cut the construction joints in the freshly poured floor per our structural engineer.

On Monday, 06/21/2021 our electrical contractor began scheduling electricians full time for the foreseeable future to begin pulling wire and feeder lines for equipment through conduit. This will also include all of the installation, all of the equipment including controls and switch gear.

On Tuesday, 06/22//2021 and Wednesday 06/23/2021 our electrical contractor and equipment vendor began the first phase of the commissioning the switch gear and transformers prior to installation.

Due to a heavy equipment scheduling issue by our rigging contractor, the installation of the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators was postponed from Monday, June 28, 2021 to Thursday, July 1, 2021. Also postponed from Tuesday June 29, 2021 to Tuesday July 6, 2021 is the installation
of the mezzanine which will house the 2 SCRS.

It is expected that the installation of the sound attenuated room which will house the 2 CAT G3520 generators will begin once the installation of the mezzanine has been completed.

ESG through our mechanical engineering company has contracted with a plumber for the installation of the 2 remote radiators, water distillation equipment, cooling tower and natural gas feeds. All ductwork and interior metal work will begin once all equipment has been rigged and installed.

A complete photographic library of well over 7,500 photographs and numerous videos exists dating back to January 9, 2018 detailing this project.

If anyone has any questions or concerns or would like a more in depth update, we kindly ask that you please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

Week ending 5-31-2021

Week/Month Ending May 31, 2021

Beginning on Monday, 05/03/2021 excavation and preparation work continued for the installation control panels, feeder lines, rough outs for all of the electrical equipment including switch gear, station power, transformers and the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators. Also ESG had the contractor begin and complete the grading of the pitch for the floor drain for both the oil and water separator.

After our contractor finished all underground conduit and compaction for the 2 engine generator housekeeping pads and our concrete contractor built the concrete forms and installed all of the structural rebar per the design of our structural engineer.
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Concrete was delivered and poured for the 2 engine-generator housekeeping pads, with an initial, expected cure time of 14 – 21 days to reach 5000lbs psi.

Concrete was then ordered, and delivered and poured for the structural footings with rebar for the mezzanine on which the Selective Catalytic Reduction System (SCRS) will reside.

ESG through their contactor laid out the required vapor barrier for which the 2/3 of the 5,000 square foot floor was poured. ESG then through their contractor ordered the forms, rebar for the pitched floor for the building drain, oil/water separator and lavatory which was to be included in that pour as well.

The balance or remaining 1/3 of the 8″ concrete floor with a vapor barrier of the 5,000 square foot floor will be completed before mid-June 2021. Final curing time is expected between14 – 21 days to reach 5,000 psi. ESG will then have the entire floor coated with a non-permeable coating prior to installation of all of the equipment which will take an additional 2 to 3 days to harden or cure.

ESG has been working with, and meeting with CAT to schedule software updates for the controls for the 2 CAT G3520 Engine Generators along with additional equipment that may be needed for the engine generators and their respective controls prior to testing and commissioning.

ESG is working with HG&E to schedule the natural gas connections and metering to the building.

ESG is working with Holyoke Water Works (HWW) on the final design of the water main and lines for the building.

ESG had delivered the 2 remote radiators that reside temporarily in front of the building. ESG is waiting on final concrete pad designs and placement layout before installation and plumbing.

ESG has met with its engineering company for the remaining stamped engineered drawings, shop drawings and “as built” drawings that are required for project completion.

Beginning the last week of May 2021,final excavation and preparation work continued for the installation control panels, feeder lines, rough outs for all of the electrical equipment including switch gear, station power, transformers and the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

The 2 Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems (SCRS) were delivered to our contractor for storage until installation.

ESG has met with a rigging company, for the scheduling of the installation of the 2 CAT G3520C Engine Generators, the 2 SCRS and the 2 remote radiators. The time frame for scheduling, once the concrete has all been properly cured and the non-permeable coating has been applied to the floor and walls is on or after the fourth week of June 2021.

If anyone has any questions or concerns, we kindly ask that you contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or come to the office for an in person meeting.

Week ending 4-30-2021

Week/Month Ending April 30, 2021

On Monday, 03/29/2021 and throughout the month of April, excavation and preparation work continued for the installation control panels, feeder lines, rough outs for all of the electrical equipment including switch gear, station power, transformers and the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators.

We met with our mechanical engineering contractor to review the material list and schedule the rough in plumbing, including building drain, oil & water separator, health & safety and water main installation prior to pouring the concrete housekeeping pads and floor.

We selected and ordered the water cooling tower. We analyzed cooling tower configurations and manufacturer designs for sizing and matching of heat loads to the condensing heat exchanger. We also compared winterization of cooling tower using an elevated design that drained the cooling tower sump to winterization utilizing an immersion heater. The decision was to utilize the immersion heater system. This simplified the cooling water circuit by using the cooling tower sump and circulating pump for both the cooling tower and the condensing heat exchanger.

We reviewed safety and code requirements for engine room design utilizing a natural gas leak detection system. We reviewed startup procedure with Caterpillar for interfacing the engine fuel train with the engine controller to prevent an engine start up when there is a pressure drop in the fuel supply. We also reviewed location and layout of remote radiators and cooling tower with our mechanical engineering contractor to ensure there is no interference with the installation of gas lines being installed by HG&E.

The remote, high resolution cameras, NVR System and wireless communication equipment has been installed. They began real time, monitoring and motion sensing recording on 04/15/2021

We met with our acoustical design engineers and approved final designs of the sound attenuated room and mezzanine.

We approved final design layouts and location layouts of remote radiators and cooling tower with our mechanical engineering contractor to ensure there is no interference with the installation of gas lines that will be installed by HG&E.

Two 50′ “high – cube” open top storage containers were delivered on 04/14/2021 that will store, on-site the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators, prior to installation and commissioning.

We had all of the rebar and forms necessary for the pouring the concrete housekeeping pads delivered on 04/22/2021. It is expected that the 2 “housekeeping” pads (14″ pour) for the CAT G3520Cs will begin as soon as possible.

The 2 CAT G3520 engine generators were delivered and off-loaded into secured open top, high-cube containers on Thursday 04/22/2021 at 2:00pm.

All excavation work for the rough in plumbing, including building drain, health & safety and water main installation prior to pouring the concrete housekeeping pads and floor has been completed. All rough plumbing was inspected on Friday, 04/23/2021.

ESG met with Milton CAT to have them perform on-site to inspection of the 2 CAT G3520 Engine Generators and inspect all conduit runs and engine generator “stub-ups” prior to the pouring of the house keeping pads.

The scheduled delivery of the 2 remote radiators will be on or before May 5, 2021.

We are still waiting on a date for the delivery Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems (SCRS).

This is a very fluid environment with respect to a multitude of technical and engineering designs that are necessary to meet a variety of requirements for producing and selling electricity, manufacturing distilled water and capturing CO2.

If anyone has any questions or concerns, we kindly ask that you contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135.

Week ending 3-31-2021

Week/Month Ending March 31, 2021

Beginning on March 1st 2021 and continuing throughout the month, excavation and preparation work for the installation control panels, feeder lines, rough outs for all of the electrical equipment including switch gear, station power, transformers and the 2 CAT G3520s engine generators. Additional excavation work and compaction has been ongoing in preparation of all of the necessary controls for all of the equipment and panels to support the natural gas and electrical tie ins.

We have been working closely with our acoustical design and installation company to begin the final design and ordering for the sound attenuated components (walls & ceiling).

We have met with our civil engineers for final design of domestic water and fire suppression lines and exterior grading. We have scheduled the rough in plumbing, including building drain, health & safety and water main installation prior to pouring the concrete housekeeping pads and floor.

We scheduled the installation high resolution motion sensing IP security cameras.

Our structural engineer was in the final stages of design work for the mezzanine, floor design complete with rebar layout and engine generator housekeeping pads, drain, and working with acoustical design engineers..

We selected and ordered the condensing heat exchanger and water tower for distillation of H2O.

We have been working with our customer to work out all of the necessary electrical and gas installations, all testing and procedural & technical requirements needed for station power, telecom, gasification testing and inspections needed prior producing electricity.

We have been working with our contractors and vendors for ordering der all of the rebar, necessary to pour the concrete floor. It is expected that the 2 “housekeeping” pads (14″ pour) for the 2 CAT G3520Cs will be poured on or before 04/12/21 and the balance of the concrete floor will be poured on or before 04/19/21 with an expected cure time of 14 to 21days to reach 5000lbs psi for the balance an 8″ inch floor. The 2 CAT G3520 engine generators, the 2 selective catalytic reduction systems and the 2 remote radiators are expected to arrive during the week of April 19, 2021 and will be prepared for installation. Installation of the equipment to begin on or before May 10, 2021.

If anyone has any questions or concerns, we kindly ask that you contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135.

Week ending 2-28-2021

Week ending 2-28-2021

As expected excavation and electrical work began during the first week of February 2021 while ESG is waiting on final equipment design and locations.

All excavation and preparation work began for the installation control panels, feeder lines, rough outs for all of the electrical equipment including switch gear, station power, transformers and the 2 CAT G3520s engine generators.

The decision was made to engage an acoustical design and installation company during the second week of February for the sound attenuated room in which the 2 CAT G3520s will be housed in. The company is working with our mezzanine company and structural engineers on the layout and design for all of the sound attenuated components (walls & ceiling).

Additional excavation work and compaction has also begun to prepare for the structural requirements to support the natural gas and electrical tie ins for the housekeeping pads on which the 2 CAT G3520s engine generators will be placed.

Excavation, compaction and rough plumbing will continue until the concrete is poured for the engine-generator housekeeping pads and the floor. Total concrete curing time is expected between 21 to 28 days.

After which the 2 CAT G3520 engine generators will be installed. The mezzanine and sound attenuating materials will be installed after that. Once installed other equipment pertinent to our patents will be installed.

The building is now illuminated from dusk until dawn 24/7/365. Next will be the installation of motion sensing, high resolution IP security cameras that will provide real time viewing of the building.

Continued work is ongoing on a daily basis.

If anyone has any questions, we ask that you contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135.

Week ending 1-31-2021

Week/Month Ending January 31st, 2021

Throughout January, ESG has met 5 different mezzanine companies from the northeast. We have had numerous discussions on the design of the mezzanine. We are currently reviewing their costs, designs and installation schedule.

We have met with an acoustical design and installation company for the sound attenuated containers which the 2 CAT G3520s will be housed in. A preliminary design is currently being drafted. We have also conducted an analysis and forwarded along the data of the free field mechanical noise of the CAT G3520c engine generator to ensure that all sound requirements of code regulations will be met and in compliance.

We are waiting on final layout and design of the interior of the building, complete with laboratory, office, break room, utility room, lavatory and all necessary health and safety fixturing. Also part of the design is the integration of a drain, floor pitch and footing location specifications from our Structural Consulting Engineer. After the schedule for mobilizing electrical, plumbing and concrete work is fully approved, the re-enforced concrete floor will be poured by mid-to-late February.

After meeting with our electrical contractor, we expect building excavation and electrical work to begin the first week of February 2021, with feeder lines being pulled and control panels being located. We are still waiting on final equipment design and locations. We have met with our vendors and contractors at the site and laid out a variety of equipment orientations. We have defined the specifications for various pieces of equipment which include 2 vacuum condensers, absorption chiller and an air-to-air exhaust heat exchanger.

In addition to purchasing two natural gas Reciprocating Engine Generators (RECIPs), we have purchased the Selective Catalytic Reduction systems (SCRs). We have also purchased 2 horizontal engine generator radiators. We have been working closely with vendors to meet a mid-March delivery schedule.

If anyone has any questions, we ask that you contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135.

Week ending 12-31-2020

Week/Month Ending December 31, 2020

Throughout December 2020, ESG Clean Energy has met with all of its vendors and the customer to work on a schedule that will allow completion of the project sometime during the first Quarter of 2021.

Final outside site preparation work to begin during January of 2021. During that same time period, it is expected that all necessary, permanent building electrical work, installation of paralleling switch gear and the installation of feeds from the transformers to the building and utility poles will commence as well. ESG is still waiting on final, single line drawings for all electrical work.

During late January or early February of 2021, interior layout of the building will be completed including health & safety, utility room, office and laboratory. The floor will be poured and once the floor has had proper time to set interior construction will begin.

Expected delivery of the sound attenuated engine generator sets is expected in late February or early March of 2021. After that all natural gas installation, metering & plumbing along with final electrical work will begin.

Once the sound attenuated, natural gas reciprocating internal combustion engines (RECIPs) have been installed, work will begin on installation of equipment inside the 5,000 square foot building that will make full use of the Combined Heat & Power (CHP) side of generating electricity. ESG Clean Energy will make full use of no less than three patents to sequester Carbon Dioxide (CO2), produce a variety of products with a “net zero” carbon footprint in the generation of electricity to a power grid.

There will be a testing period prior to commissioning and that time has yet to be determined.

If you have any questions, please contact ESG at (413) 272 2135.

Week ending 11-30-2020

Week/Month Ending 11/30/2020

As of today, ESG Clean Energy is in receipt of a set stamped, engineering drawings that will be forwarded along to the customer for approval.

After which mobilization for continued excavation work will take place.

Over the last 3 weeks, and through the Thanksgiving Holiday week, ESG has had numerous meetings with a variety of equipment vendors working through details that are pertinent to the production of electricity, the production of distilled water, the capture and sequestration of Carbon Dioxide (CO2).

All construction debris has been removed from Water Street. Further site preparation work is being done by the landowner.

There are currently some minor electro-mechanical design changes that are currently under review by ESG’s engineering firm and stamped, updated drawings are expected within 2 weeks.

After meeting with our customer, contractors and vendors, further excavation, construction and installation of all equipment will resume and continue on throughout December and with an expected completion date during the first quarter of 2021.

There was an unexpected delay in the project during the first two weeks of November.

There will be another update for year end.

If there are any questions concerning this project, or any future projects please contact ESG.

Week ending 10-30-2020

Week/Month ending 10/30/2020

As of today, the following has been accomplished for ESG (H1).The pre-engineered steel building is fully insulated meeting Massachusetts commercial building codes and standards.

Temporary electrical service has been installed and was inspected for both the building and construction trailer and the lights have been turned on.

Stamped Civil Engineering drawings detailing gas lines and water lines for fire suppression and domestic water have been received. ESG is currently working with its contractors and customer on dates when site excavation and preparation will begin. ESG is working with its vendor for design and layout of interior fire suppression.

ESG is waiting for stamped MEP drawings for the layout of the interior of building. Also, included in those drawings will be exterior electro/mechanical designs for the switch gear, transformers and controls for the sound attenuated containerized natural gas generators.

It is expected that excavation for both the interior and exterior of the building will commence within the next 10 – 15 business days once the contractors, vendors, customer and ESG reach on consensus on mobilization.

As was stated previously, this is a very fluid environment and we are working very closely with our customer, vendors and contractors to maintain this momentum.

Another update will be provided at the end of November 2020.

If there are any questions about this project or future projects, please contact ESG Clean Energy @ (413) 272 – 2135.

Week ending 09-25-2020

Week ending 09-25-2020

On Thursday August 13th, 2020 ESG Clean Energy, LLC once again began the next phase of construction of our pre-engineered building that will house the post combustion equipment that will manufacture distilled water, capture and sequester the lion-share of the exhausted Carbon Dioxide (CO2) exhaust (net-zero carbon footprint).

As of today, the walls, roof, gutters and downspouts have been installed, and all exposed steel has been primed and painted with 2 finish coats of high gloss oil-based paint. Temporary electrical service has been in inspected and installation will be completed by the end of next week. Installation of thermal insulation that meets Massachusetts commercial building codes begin early next week as well.

Once we receive stamped engineered mechanical/electrical drawings we will then begin site preparation for installation of our domestic water lines for both fire suppression and building usage. At the same time that work is being done we will be running natural gas to the building, as the building will be metered for both HVAC and for the generators. The design and layout of the interior of the building with utility room, office, test lab and lavatory will be next. Once that is complete, excavation for the concrete floor or slab along with drainage and equipment footings will be poured.

Once that process is finished, we will further compact the front of the building, place crushed aggregate (stone) that is water permeable and prepare for the arrival and installation of the electrical distribution switch gear and the sound attenuated, containerized generators.

This is a very fluid environment and we are working very closely with our customer, vendors and contractors to maintain this momentum.

Another up date will be provided at the end of October 2020.

August 2022
Our H1 project connected to our PPA with Holyoke Gas & Electric is now producing up to 4 megawatts of power on a daily basis. The water distillation system is now installed and scheduled to begin producing distilled water in September.

 

ESG month ending Thursday, June 30, 2022 narrative.

We met and overcame many challenges in the past 30 days.

We still need to “tweak” the whole system and run numerous tests to set the many parameters before we can achieve a full system commissioning.

We have received permits that will allow us to generate electricity in a clean and efficient manner.

We expect that within the next 30 days all testing will be completed, all local and state permits to become fully operational will be received that will allow ESG Clean Energy to meets its operational obligations.

We will have completion of health and safety requirements within the coming.

A new website is expected by the end of the summer which will showcase our patented technologies as we move forward on numerous other clean energy projects.

Within the coming weeks ESG Clean Energy will be breaking ground on its next clean energy project.

Currently, there are well over 14,000 photographs and numerous videos detailing every aspect of the H1 project located at 28 Water Street in Holyoke, MA that are available for review at the office.

ESG maintains the services of a “Guard and Watch Security Company” that provides ESG with site security at 28 Water St. 

ESG also maintains a 24/7 remote monitoring and video security system.

As stated in earlier month ending reports, this continues to be a very fluid work environment. 

ESG along with its contractors and vendors have and continue to work as expeditiously as possible to bring this project to completion. 

We have overcome unexpected delays with regards to components within the supply chain. There are still a few delays with certain vendors because of scheduling conflicts. 

We have scheduled a Selective Catalytic Combustion Reduction Systems (SCRSs) commissioning date within the next few weeks. 

We continue to work diligently to overcome any delay(s) along with all of our contractors and vendors.

If anyone has any questions or would like a more in depth update, please contact ESG at (413) 272 – 2135 or schedule an appointment to visit us at the office for an in person meeting.

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