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November 30, 2021

Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant, US

By Carmen

Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant is a 2,491.2MW coal fired power project. It is located in North Carolina, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 1974.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,491.2 2,491.2 Active North Carolina, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by Duke Energy Carolinas with a stake of 100%.

It is a steam turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is bituminous. In case of shortage of bituminous the plant can also run on Distillate Fuel Oil.

The project generated 8,021,417MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in August 1974.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 2 units of Cross-compound turbines, each with 1,245.6MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Energy supplied electric generator for the Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant (Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant Unit I).

Siemens Energy supplied electric generator for the Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant (Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant Unit II).

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant (Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant Unit I).

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant (Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant Unit II).

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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