Thermal capacity accounted for 55.1% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded thermal capacity of 4,482GW. This is expected to contribute 40% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 4,924GW. Of the total global thermal capacity, 18.28% is in the US. Listed below are the five largest upcoming thermal power plants by capacity in the US, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global thermal power segment. Buy the latest thermal power plant profiles here.
1. Lincoln Combustion Turbine Station
The Lincoln Combustion Turbine Station is a 2,290MW thermal power project located in North Carolina, the US. It is being developed by Duke Energy Carolinas. The project is currently in partially active stage. The project is owned by Duke Energy Carolinas. Buy the profile here.
2. Guernsey Power Station
Guernsey Power Station is a 2,055MW thermal power project in Ohio, the US. Guernsey Power Station is developing this project. The project is expected to come online by 2023. The project is currently in under construction stage. It is owned by Apex Power Group; Caithness Energy. Buy the profile here.
3. CPV West Virginia CCGT Plant
The 1,800MW CPV West Virginia CCGT Plant is located in West Virginia, the US. It is owned by Competitive Power Ventures. The thermal project is currently in permitting stage. The commercial operation of the project is expected in 2026. Competitive Power Ventures is developing this project. Buy the profile here.
4. FGE Texas Westbrook Gas Fired Power Plant
The FGE Texas Westbrook Gas Fired Power Plant is a 1,486MW thermal power project. It is planned in Texas, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed by FGE Texas; Starwood Energy Group Global. Post completion of construction, the project is expected to get commissioned by 2023. FGE Texas; Starwood Energy Group Global is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.
5. Cumberland Combined Cycle Gas Plant
The 1,450MW thermal project, Cumberland Combined Cycle Gas Plant is expected to get commissioned by 2026. It is being developed by Tennessee Valley Authority. The project is currently in announced stage. Tennessee Valley Authority is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.
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