Any Power Plant Consultant charges 5% of the total project cost to do the power plant design and engineering. This 5% starts from as low as US$ 10,000 to anything in millions of dollars.
You should ask your professor to help you out. Even if you hear from anyone, the information will half baked and incomplete. This may mar your educational prospects.
Plan with your class a visit to the nearest power plant and note down the equipment you see and discuss with the engineers you meet there.