Oak Ridge National Laboratory


News Release

Media Contact: Fred Strohl (strohlhf@ornl.gov)
Communications and External Relations


SNS electrical contract awarded

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 31, 2001 — A $3.4 million contract has been awarded to design, fabricate and supply electrical unit substations and transformers to the Spallation Neutron Source at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

The contract was awarded to Roden Electrical Supply Company of Knoxville. Knight/Jacobs Joint Venture is the construction manager.

The contact runs through June 2003 and is dependent upon the release of delivery orders from the construction manager.

When completed in 2006, the SNS will become the world's foremost center for neutron scattering research for making a variety of materials stronger, lighter and cheaper.

ORNL is a DOE multiprogram facility operated by UT-Battelle.