Washington Group International.
Washington Group International of Boise, Idaho, said its Washington
Power unit is providing engineering and procurement services to Kinder
Morgan Inc. for its new 550-megawatt, natural gas-fired power plants at
Wrightsville. The plant has a total installed cost of approximately $250
million. Kinder Morgan is developing the Arkansas plant in partnership
with Southern Energy Inc. Plant construction began in July 2000 and is
expected to be on-line by April 2002, the plant will typically operate
during intermediate- and peak-demand periods to provide wholesale
electricity to utility companies.