Sargent & Lundy

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Sargent & Lundy         

55 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
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Jim Malone
VP and Director of Business Development

P:  312-269-6890

About Sargent & Lundy

Sargent & Lundy provides complete engineering & design, project services, and energy business consulting for power projects and system-wide planning. The firm has been dedicated to serving electric power and energy intensive clients since 1891. Sargent & Lundy delivers cost-effective, leading edge project management, engineering/design, procurement, and consulting & planning services for new and operating plants (fossil, nuclear, renewable energy), environmental compliance, and power delivery/transmission & substation systems. 

Our power generation expertise encompasses in-depth experience with new and operating combined-cycle facilities worldwide. Sargent & Lundy support for clients includes:

•    New generation and repowering
•    Environmental and air quality control
•    Operating plant betterment and life extension
•    Engineering, design, and analysis
•    EPC project services and program management
•    Site selection and permitting/licensing
•    Owners engineer, due diligence, asset transaction support
•    Integrated resource analysis & planning
•    O&M support

Products and Services

New Generation and Repowering

Public and private utilities, developers, and financial institutions enlist our support for new facilities in many different capacities.  We serve as design engineer, owner’s engineer, and owner advocate.  Our experience and resources provide our clients with a unique capability to optimize cycle arrangements and conditions to satisfy numerous operational scenarios.  Maximizing steam export capability, while maintaining optimal electrical generation in a cycling and base load environment, requires a project partner with the knowledge and experience to understand how the various equipment and systems must integrate to satisfy the operational constraints.

Our combustion turbine and combined-cycle experience includes extensive work with the major suppliers as well numerous developed designs.  This benefits our clients with the availability of extensive, current knowledge of equipment capital costs and plant and equipment configurations.

Sargent & Lundy’s scope of services includes:

• Complete project management
• Engineering and design
• Construction management
• Start-up support services
• Project feasibility evaluation
• Strategic project siting
• Due diligence review.

Operating Plants

Sargent & Lundy support for existing power stations and industrial powerhouses includes comprehensive services that keep units profitable.  From system-wide assessment and refurbishment programs to designing upgrade modifications for a single plant system, we have the experience and capability to provide responsive, cost-effective solutions.  Sargent & Lundy has provided engineering and operating support to more than 1600 utility fossil-fueled stations and industrial powerhouse complexes worldwide.

Our technical specialists are completely familiar with the needs of combustion turbine combined-cycle projects through their experience on many similar assignments.  Current projects include converting older plants originally designed for base load operation to effectively operate as cycling units.

Overall, our engineering and O&M services for existing combined-cycle plants help clients:

• Keep facilities operating
• Improve performance
• Meet regulatory compliance issues
• Improve bottom line

Areas of Expertise

Gas Turbines

Steam Turbines


Condition assessment
Outage planning
Performance assessment

Condition assessment
Outage planning
Performance assessment      

Performance assessment
CFD analysis
Piping system design/analysis