Nevada Irrigation District Selects IEC for Electrical Engineering Support for its Hydroelectric Facilities
JANUARY 2017 - The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) requires electrical engineering and maintenance support for its various powerhouse facilities as the District takes over tasks previously provided by PG&E. IEC was selected to provide NID with ongoing electrical engineering and staff augmentation services to support the backlog of identified repair and replacement work that is necessary to ensure the powerhouse facility infrastructure remains in working order.
NID owns, operates, and maintains the Yuba-Bear, Combie, and Scotts Flat Hydroelectric Projects which include 7 individual powerhouses. Combined, the District has the capacity to generate approximately 82 Megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable, hydroelectric power using a combination of rivers, lakes, canals, tunnels, and powerhouses.Read More