Electrical Construction

FPD offers a variety of electrical services. The core of our business is construction for the power generation industry. Our projects have utilized both established and emerging technologies to help utilities build new natural gas and coal power plants. FPD also specializes in upgrading existing facilities to meet regulatory and environmental concerns and enhance operational efficiency. These projects include the installation of electrical equipment, raceways and cable, but FPD is more than just a construction contractor.

We provide a broad scope of services including budgetary pricing, preconstruction planning, constructability review, value engineering analysis, electrical testing and inspection, project management and controls consulting. Offering this full range of services enables FPD to truly partner with our customers to achieve the desired objective in the most cost effective manner.

FPD Project Experience:

FPD has extensive electrical construction experience building major energy facilities in the upper Midwest. Below is a representative sample of projects on which FPD was the Electrical Contractor.

Combined Cycle

  • Xcel Energy, Black Dog
  • Xcel Energy, Riverside
  • Xcel Energy, High Bridge
  • Black Hills Energy, Pueblo

Coal Fired

  • WP&L, Edgewater 5 - Fossil
  • Xcel Energy, Sherco 1 & 2 & 3
  • Xcel Energy, Riverside
  • Interstate Power - Emissions/Burner Upgrades
  • Xcel Energy, A.S. King - Emissions/Burner Upgrades
  • Xcel Energy, Highbridge Project
  • Great River Energy, Spiritwood
  • Xcel Energy, Comanche 3 and the Emissions/Burner Upgrades on 1 & 2
  • Great River Energy, Coal Creek - Coal Drying
  • Basin Electric, Leland Olds - Emissions
  • Big Stone AQCS

Nuclear Field Experience

  • Kewaunee Nuclear Plant
  • NSP Prairie Island Nuclear Plant
  • Monticello Nuclear Plant

Simple Cycle

  • Black Hills Energy, Pueblo, CO (2 x GE LMS100)
  • Ottertail Power, Solway, MN (GE LM6000)
  • Great River Energy, Pleasant Valley Station, Dexter, MN (2 x V84 160 MW ea)
  • CalPeak Power, CA (Pratt & Whitney) (FT8)
  • Coral Energy / Intergen, 2 sites in CA (GE LM6000)
  • MAYO - Franklin Station, Rochester, MN (FT8)
  • Xcel Energy Blue Lake Peaker Project (2 x GE 7FA 160MW ea)
  • Minnesota Municipal Power Agency Faribault Energy Park, MN (GE 7FA 160MW)
  • Great River Energy, Cambridge, MN (Siemens V84 160 MW)
  • Northwestern Energy, Mill Creek, MT, (3 x PW FT8)
  • Basin Electric Power Cooperative Lonesome Creek General Electric LM 6000 Combustion Turbine Generator

Waste to Energy / Wood Fired

  • Trigen Cinergy Solutions of St. Paul District Energy
  • Olmsted Cty. Waste/Energy (Rochester)

Municipals / Government

  • City of Sheboygan Sewage Plant
  • Hutchinson Utilities, Hutchinson, MN
  • Muscatine/Iowa Power
  • Army Corps of Engineering Lock/Dams
  • Rochester Public Utilities, Silver Lake


  • Koch Refinery
  • Fiberline/Potlatch Corp.
  • North Star Steel
  • Champion Int'l., Mill, Quinnesec, Michigan
  • Northern Natural Gas Pumping Stations (ND, SD & MN)