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January 10, 2022

Birdsboro Combined Cycle Power Project, US

By Carmen

Birdsboro Combined Cycle Power Project is a 488MW gas fired power project. It is located in Pennsylvania, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 488 488 Active Pennsylvania, the US EmberClear


The project was developed by EmberClear. Ares EIF Management V, Tokyo Gas America, Sojitz and Kyuden International are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 33.33%, 33.33%, 22.2% and 11.1% respectively.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The fuel is procured from Birdsboro Pipeline.

The project cost is $500m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in May 2019.

Contractors Involved

Kiewit was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of 1×1 SS 7HA.02 gas turbine.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of D650 steam turbine.

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

NAES is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.

About EmberClear

EmberClear is an energy development company engaged in natural gas based commercial scale energy projects. The company develops gas to liquids (GTL) and gas to power (NGCC) generating facilities in North America. It also holds surface and mineral rights in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. This property is situated in the Southern Anthracite coalfield of eastern Pennsylvania, the US. EmberClear operates in the US, Hong Kong and Canada. It is headquartered in Calgary, Canada, and employs around seven people


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