Thielsch Engineering, Inc. Awarded 750K Contract with Grand River Dam Authority

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. Awarded 750K Contract by Grand River Dam Authority for Turnkey High Energy Piping Assessment at Coal-Fired Complex in Chouteau, OK

Online PR News – 30-June-2012 – Cranston, RI – Thielsch Engineering, Inc. announced today this it has been awarded a new contract valued at 750K with Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA). The “turnkey” project is scheduled to start in September, 2012 and will consist of Nondestructive Examination (NDE), Flow Accelerated Corrosion Testing (FAC), and assessment of the High Energy Piping Systems at GRDA’s Coal-Fired Complex.

GRDA’s Coal-Fired Complex was built in 1986 and produces approximately 70% of all electricity needed by GRDA customers. This magnificent facility has consistently ranked among the most efficient and reliable electric generating plants in the nation. GRDA operates three hydroelectric facilities, and manages two lakes, along the Grand River system. These facilities, along with the GRDA Coal-Fired Complex (thermal generation), combine for a total generation capability of 1,480 MW. To learn more about Grand River Dam Authority please visit its website at

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is a professional engineering firm that provides a complete range of consulting, design, and energy services to customers throughout the United States and internationally. Its multi-disciplined engineering and technical staff specializes in failure analysis, engineering design, process optimization, and condition assessment. Thielsch has offices in Rhode Island, Ohio, Texas, Georgia and Florida. They are experts in implementing solutions for any type of engineering challenge. You may visit Thielsch Engineering, Inc. on the web at and

For more information about this project or to discuss your specialized project needs, please contact Peter Kennefick-VP Field Engineering Services at 401-467-6454 or by email at