Faithful+Gould Joins EnviroMission Arizona Solar Tower Team
PHOENIX, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Faithful+Gould (www.fgould.com), a North America-based construction consulting and program management firm with world renowned projects including the New York World Trade Center Redevelopment and Burj Al Arab in Dubai, has been selected by EnviroMission Limited to provide local project management and integrated commercial services for the delivery of EnviroMission's 200MW Solar Tower development in Arizona.
The appointment of Faithful+Gould in the U.S. will support EnviroMission's executive project manager, Arup in Australia, with local expertise and on the ground presence in Phoenix.
"Faithful+Gould is delighted to support EnviroMission in delivering this iconic project in Arizona. The Solar Tower is a fabulous example of innovation driving sustainable solutions in the Energy marketplace and is a perfect match with Faithful+Gould's deep routed passion for sustainability in design," Adrian Smith, technical director at Faithful+Gould, said in support of the agreement.
EnviroMission has a Power Purchase Agreement to sell 200MW of clean solar powered electricity from the first of two Solar Tower developments in Arizona to the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA). EnviroMission's first 200MW solar powered power station will have the capacity to supply clean renewable energy to more than 100,000 typical U.S. households with zero carbon emission electricity generated without water.
"By combining our local expertise with our worldwide reach, Faithful+Gould is able to provide unrivaled commercial management and project management services across the globe to support this unique project," stated Faithful+Gould's President & Managing Director of North America, Paul Wood.
EnviroMission Chief Executive Roger Davey said, "Faithful+Gould will provide vital local expertise and services for Solar Tower development that will meet the terms of delivery of EnviroMission's power purchase agreement with the Southern California Public Power Authority."
Faithful+Gould is a construction consultant and member of the WS Atkins group of companies (www.atkinsglobal.com). As one of the world's leading total solutions providers for the built environment, Faithful+Gould has been providing support services to private companies and the public sector for more than 60 years. The firm supplies services to clients in the aviation and transportation, commercial, education, energy, food and beverage, government, health care, hospitality, infrastructure and pharmaceutical industries. Headquartered in New York City, Faithful+Gould employs more than 400 professionals in nearly 20 cities throughout North America. For additional information, please visit: www.fgould.com.
EnviroMission (www.enviromission.com.au) is a listed public company in Australia, and is also traded in the United States. Solar Tower technology uses solar radiation to heat air to drive turbines to generate clean electricity. EnviroMission is developing world first Solar Tower large-scale, clean sustainable power station technology in the United States.