Big Sandy Peaker Power Plant is a 342MW gas fired power project. It is located in West Virginia, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 342 342 Active West Virginia, the US


The project is currently owned by Tenaska Capital Management.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant that is used for Peakload.

The project generated 73,606MWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in July 2001.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to PJM Interconnection under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Mitsubishi Power Aero was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 6 units of FT8 Twin Pac gas turbines, each with 57MW nameplate capacity.

Mitsubishi Power Aero supplied electric generator for the project.


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