West Campus Cogen Facility



Ahern’s extensive knowledge in power plants and complex process projects aided in achieving a successful and on-time start up for the West Campus Cogen Facility. Ahern served as the prime contractor for this new combined cycle power plant for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This was an extremely large and complex project, where Ahern’s expertise in 3D BIM modeling and early collaboration with the owner allowed for an on-time completion.

Expertise Provided

Values Delivered

Schedule Assurance

  • Ahern increased its manpower (peaked at 100) to complete the project on time

Budget Certainty

  • Ahern finished its work within the original budget

Issue Resolution

  • Ahern assigned nine full-time field office staff to this project to ensure the project ran smoothly


  • All work was completed with zero warranty rework