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January 5, 2022

Allen Gas Turbine Power Plant, US

By Carmen

Allen Gas Turbine Power Plant is a 620.8MW gas fired power project. It is located in Tennessee, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 1971.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 620.8 620.8 Active Tennessee, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by Tennessee Valley Authority with a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant that is used for Peakload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Distillate Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from Texas Gas.

The project generated 5,465MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in June 1971.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 16 units of 5N gas turbines, each with 23.9MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 4 units of 7B gas turbines, each with 59.6MW nameplate capacity.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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