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Student Art Contest

Student Art Contest

COVID-19 Update As we experience the affects of the novel coronavirus, we know that our community has different needs to focus on right now. And so, with heavy hearts, we have cancelled the Student Art Contest. We hope to bring it back in the future when school is...

Award-Winning Holland Energy Park Celebrates Grand Opening

Award-Winning Holland Energy Park Celebrates Grand Opening

  Award-Winning Holland Energy Park Celebrates Grand Opening The grand opening marks next phase of decade-long energy journey for Holland.  Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW) celebrated the grand opening of Holland Energy Park this month. The grand opening...

Holland opens $240M energy park

Holland opens $240M energy park

[Grand Rapids Business Journal] Honoring a 10-year collaborative among environmental activists, business executives and the public, the Holland Board of Public Works celebrated the grand opening of the new Holland Energy Park. The energy park, which opened Oct. 2, is...

Holland Energy Park cogeneration plant commissioned

Holland Energy Park cogeneration plant commissioned

[Decentralized Power] Siemens and Holland Board of Public Works are celebrating the commissioning of Holland Energy Park in Holland, Michigan – a natural gas- fueled combined cycle power plant using Siemens gas turbine technology. Siemens supplied two SGT- 800 gas...

New Holland power plant marks journey toward long-term energy use

New Holland power plant marks journey toward long-term energy use

[MLive] HOLLAND, MI - Holland Board of Public Works celebrated the opening ceremony for the $240 million Holland Energy Park this week. The park marks the next phase of the city's goal to sustainable, long-term energy use. The Holland Energy Park is designed to double...

Visitor center plans taking shape at Holland Energy Park

Visitor center plans taking shape at Holland Energy Park

[Holland Sentinel] The visitor center’s home is in the red “spine” of the building, and will be an interactive space for visitors to learn about energy at home and in the community. As the construction of Holland’s power plant continues, workers are next taking a look...

Holland BPW Engages Local Educators with 2016 Annual Report

Holland BPW Engages Local Educators with 2016 Annual Report

Holland, MI— Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW) today announced the release of their interactive 2016 annual report.  Along with the digital report’s detailed stories, interactive graphics and financial figures from this year, it features tools and resources for...

P21 Decision: Looking Back

P21 Decision: Looking Back

Five years ago when we launched Power for The 21st Century (P21) we created a home base for our community’s discussion about meeting our future energy needs. Since 2010, the P21 initiative has served to engage and inform the community on the HBPW’s plan to meet those...

How Holland Energy Park will Improve Snowmelt

How Holland Energy Park will Improve Snowmelt

One benefit of having the Holland Energy Park natural gas plant close to downtown is that it can support expansion of our snowmelt system. Currently, Holland’s snowmelt is at maximum capacity, supported by the oldest operating coal-fire unit at the James DeYoung power...