Energy & Utility

Battery Energy Storage Facility

Cutchogue, New York

Project Overview

MFS Construction, LLC (MFS) provided geotechnical drilling services in support of the Key Capture Energy (KCE) Development, Permitting, and Engineering Support for Battery Energy Storage Facility KCE NY 26 project. The project consists of a new 60 MW battery energy storage facility located on an approximately 26.7-acre lot located at 10750 Oregon Road in Cutchogue, New York.

Cutchogue, New York

Project Details

MFS was responsible for a subsurface investigation which included six (6) Standard Penetration Test (SPT) borings to depths ranging from 25 to 50 feet below grade, four (4) infiltration tests, and for excavating test pits in support of our geophysical subcontractor to complete thermal and electrical resistivity testing. Prior to mobilization for the subsurface investigation, MFS obtained a New York One-Call to mark all public utilities within the area of the borings. In addition, MFS reviewed available records of existing private utilities at the project site to ensure that the borings were completed at a safe distance from existing utilities.

The six (6) SPT borings at the project site were completed as follows:

Four (4) geotechnical test borings for the battery facility were conducted within the footprint of the construction. Three (3) of the borings boring were conducted to a depth of 25 feet below grade and one (1) boring was conducted to 50 feet below grade.

One (1) geotechnical test boring for the three-breaker ring bus station was conducted to approximately 25 feet below grade.

One (1) geotechnical test boring for the main power transformer in the project substation was conducted to approximately 25 feet below grade.

The four (4) infiltration tests were conducted in accordance with procedures outlined in Appendix D of the New York State Storm Water Management Design Manual.


  • Owner:
    Key Capture Energy (KCE) Development

Services Provided

  • MFS provides professional geotechnical engineering services including geotechnical investigation and subsurface exploration, soil engineering services, and permeability testing.