Bechtel Chosen to Build $1 Billion Power Plant, Creating 800 Jobs

October 14, 2015



Cricket Valley Energy LLC chose Bechtel to build the $1 billion, 1,000-megawatt gas-fired generating plant, a project while will create approximately 800 construction jobs.

Project construction requires adding a transmission line within an existing corridor that runs from Dover to Pleasant Valley, N.Y.  Once completed, the plant will use natural gas to power turbines that can generate enough power to run roughly one million homes in the area.