Springview Wind Farm

Project  Location:  Springview, NE

IES Location:  Holdrege, NE

Market Segment:  Renewable Energy 

Project Type:  Engineered, Fixed Price

Springview wind farm is located west of Springview, Nebraska.  IES Commercial was contracted with Boyd Jones Construction to provide the electrical construction for the project.  IES Commercial’s scope of work included the 15KV collection system,  pad mount transformer,  fiber optic installation and terminations,  15KV reclosure, foundation grounding  and conduit, LV cabling and down tower wiring.


Monsanto Waco Harvest Complex

Project Location:  Waco, NE

IES Location:  Holdrege, NE

Market Segment:  Agriculture

Project Type:  Plan and Spec

Monsanto Seed corn facility is located in Waco, Nebraska.  IES Commercial was contracted directly with Monsanto to provide the electrical construction for a large multi-phase expansion to the facility.  Areas for this scope of work comprise the following, otherwise known as the Harvest Complex (Green Corn Receiving / Husk Sort 4&5 / Dryer 2 / Dryer 5 / Chopper System / Propane Farm / Truck Scale/ Shelling/ Bulk Storage), plus numerous yard conveyors that went from one end of the plant to the other.


Meadow Grove 230-kV Switch Yard

Project Location: Madison County, NE

IES Location: Holdrege, NE

Market Segment: Industrial

Project Type: Utility

The 230 KV Meadow Grove Switchyard is located near Meadow Grove, Nebraska serving the Prairie Breeze 200.6 MW Wind Farm.  IES Commercial was contracted by Invenergy to construct the switchyard that was designed to NPPD specifications and owned and operated by NPPD.  


Valent BioSciences Industrial Plant 

Project Location:  Osage, IA

IES Location:  Holdrege, NE & Greenville, SC

Market Segment:  Manufacturing

Project Type: Plan and Spec

In April of 2011, Valent BioSciences Corporation announced the construction of a new $150 million biorational manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa. Scheduled for completion in 2014, the new 130,000 square-foot facility is the first-ever plant designed and dedicated entirely to the manufacturing of biorational products.  The electrical and instrumentation work is being executed by a joint effort between IES Commercial and Industrial Nebraska and Greenville, South Carolina, operations.


Monsanto Kearney

Project Location:  Kearney, NE

IES Location:  Holdrege, NE

Market Segment: Agricultural

Project Type:  Industrial 

The Monsanto Seed corn facility is located in Kearney, Nebraska.  IES Commercial and Industrial was contracted directly with Monsanto to provide the electrical construction for a large multi-phase expansion to the facility.  The expansion included a 60,000 square foot warehouse, a 40,000 bushel dryer, a new husking and sorting line, two new receiving lines, 3,000 square foot shop, 3,000 square foot addition to the administration building, a new six story Sheller tower with a 450,000 Bushel Bulk Storage and many more upgrades to existing facilities, plus numerous yard conveyors that went from one end of the plant to the other.


Merrick Solar

Project  Location:  Hastings, NE

IES Location:  Holdrege, NE

Market Segment:  Renewable Energy

Project Type:  Engineered, Fixed Price

The Merrick Solar project is located in Hastings, Nebraska.  IES Commercial and Industrial's contract scope consisted of a ground mount solar installation, single axis and double axis tracker systems, electrical power distribution, DC wiring, service tie-in, grid feed coordination rack and module placement, and start up and commissioning.


Enzyme Production Facility

Project Location:  Blair, NE

IES Location:  Holdrege, NE

Market Segment:  Pharmaceutical

Project Type:  Industrial Design Assist

This Enzyme Production Facility is located in Blair, Nebraska.  IES Commercial was contracted to provide electrical services for the construction of the new large-scale complex.  The new facility produces enzymes for corn-based ethanol as well as enzymes for cellulosic ethanol. 

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1.8MW  Ground Utility Scale Solar Project

Project  Location:  Bell Meade, NJ

IES Location:  Holdrege, NE

Market Segment:  Renewable Energy

Project Type:  Engineered, Fixed Price

This 1.8 MW ground mount utility scale solar project is located in Bell Meade, New Jersey.  IES Commercial and Industrial was contracted to provide electrical power wiring, distribution wiring, service tie-in, grid feed coordination, rack and module installation, start-up, testing and commissioning.


69 kV Transmission Line Retrofit

Project Location:  Northwest Iowa

IES Location:  Holdrege, NE

Market Segment:  Overhead Transmission Utility

Project Type:  Utility Plan Spec

This 69kV Transmission Line retrofit consisted of the removal and replacement of fifty-four miles of existing 69kV overhead transmission line facilities.  The contract requirements included supplying all materials, labor, tools and equipment necessary to complete the project in compliance with Engineer, Owner and Rural Utility Services (RUS) general conditions and standards for construction.  IES Commercial and Industrial was also responsible for removing and disposing of 54 miles of existing overhead line materials.  The route of the line construction crossed over three Iowa counties and required extensive coordination.