Press Release

Zachry Group awarded EPC contract for OPPD Power with Purpose project

Posted: Oct. 4, 2021

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Zachry Group (Zachry) has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract by Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) for its Power with Purpose (PwP) project. Zachry will be responsible for the design and construction of both OPPD’s new natural gas generation facilities, Standing Bear Lake Station, a 150 MW facility in Douglas County, Nebraska and Turtle Creek Station, a 450 MW facility in Sarpy County, Nebraska, and associated substations.

“We are thrilled to once again work with Omaha Public Power District on this important project that supports their net zero carbon goals,” said Scott Duffy, Senior Vice President, Business Development. “This work aligns well with Zachry Group’s long-standing resume in the power market, our full suite of engineering and construction capabilities, and our focus on helping our customers’ maintain reliability and resiliency as their customers and communities grow.”

Design work is under way and major construction is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2022.

About Zachry Group

Zachry Group is North America's pacesetter in turnkey construction, engineering, maintenance, turnaround and fabrication services to the power, energy, chemicals, manufacturing and industrial sectors. We work with customers to plan, build and renew their most critical facilities, so they can achieve their immediate and long-term goals, all at the highest safety standards. We are a purpose-driven organization, united by a shared set of values and the desire to deliver the very best outcome for our customers. Visit zachrygroup for more information.



Contact: Kevin L. Matula

About Omaha Public Power District

Omaha Public Power District is the 12th largest public power utility in the United States, serving more than 849,000 people across 5,000 square miles and 13 counties in Southeast Nebraska. Our mission is to provide affordable, reliable, environmentally sensitive energy services to our customers.