Washington, D.C. – Louis Berger Power was recently awarded a four-year contract to continue operations and maintenance support to the 5MW central power plant and base-wide primary distribution system on the U.S. military’s New Kabul Compound in the city of Kabul, Afghanistan.

Power crew places new generator at New Kabul Compound in Afghanistan.Power crew places new generator at New Kabul Compound in Afghanistan.

Serving on base since 2012, Louis Berger previously performed the rehabilitation and expansion of the pre-existing facility. Louis Berger’s current scope includes power plant and grid operations, along with scheduled, preventive and emergency maintenance, plus perimeter lighting and incidental construction.

“Louis Berger Power is staunchly committed to providing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and our deployed forces with safe and reliable prime power and we are extremely pleased to have this opportunity to continue mission support on New Kabul Compound,” said Louis Berger Power senior vice president Raymond J. Mardini. Mardini went on to add, “There has not been a single recorded power outage on base since September 26, 2016, and this is a reflection of the dedication and outstanding performance of our assigned team, to include the technical support we receive from Cummins Power Generation.”

This contract was awarded to Louis Berger Power under the General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 03 Facilities Maintenance Management (FAC). For additional information, contact primepower@louisberger.com.

About Louis Berger Power
Louis Berger Power, a subsidiary of Louis Berger, delivers customized turnkey power solutions up to 100 megawatts, supporting the full project lifecycle to meet growing demand. The Power team focuses on emerging and frontier markets, small islands and remote locations to deliver high- and medium-speed diesel, gas, turbine, renewable and fuel technologies, providing clients with the technical resources and rapid response capabilities of a leading global organization    

About Louis Berger
Louis Berger is a global professional services corporation that helps infrastructure and development clients solve their most complex challenges. We are a trusted partner to national, state and local government agencies, multilateral institutions and commercial industry clients worldwide. By focusing on client needs to deliver quality, safe, financially-successful projects with integrity, we are committed to deliver on our promise to provide Solutions for a better world. 

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