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2017
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Team completes testing for switchgear building

Summary

The Hanford Vit Plant Project Team concluded startup functional testing of Building 91. The switchgear building provides electrical support to the more than 20 support structures of the Vit Plant's Balance of Facilities.

The following is an edited version of an article that appeared in the October 31, 2017, edition of the Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management's EM Update newsletter.

The Hanford Vit Plant Project Team concluded startup functional testing of Building 91. The switchgear building provides electrical support to the more than 20 support structures of the Vit Plant's Balance of Facilities. Building 91 was energized earlier this year. Employees with the engineering, construction, startup, and plant management departments of contractors Bechtel National Inc. and AECOM achieved this project goal in late September 2017.