Terra-Gen awards contract to Science Applications

Scientific, engineering and technology applications company Science Applications has announced that it has been awarded a prime contract by Terra-Gen Sierra Holdings, an affiliate of renewable energy company Terra-Gen Power, to engineer, procure and construct a binary geothermal power plant in Churchill County, Nevada, adjacent to the existing Dixie Valley geothermal facility.

The contract is valued at more than $14m (£9m) and the project is scheduled for completion by January 2012.