Canal 3 Power Plant is a 333MW gas fired power project. It is located in Massachusetts, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 333 333 Active Massachusetts, the US NRG Energy; Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners


The project was developed by NRG Energy and Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. The project is currently owned by Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant. 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 Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel.

The project cost is $466.086m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in June 2019.

Contractors Involved

Burns & McDonnell and Skanska USA were 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 7HA.02 gas turbine with 333MW nameplate capacity.

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

About NRG Energy

NRG Energy Inc (NRG) is an integrated energy company. It generates and supplies electricity. The company produces electricity using coal, natural gas, nuclear, oil, biomass, wind and solar sources. NRG owns power generation plants and operates facilities for third parties. It carries out plant operations, commercial operations, EPC, asset management, energy services and other related critical functions. NRG sells energy, services and associated products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, Green Mountain Energy, Stream and XOOM Energy. The company provides energy and related services to residential, industrial and commercial consumers at fixed, indexed or variable prices. NRG is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, the US.

About Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners (Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners) that invests in infrastructure assets with stable cash flows, inflation linkage, and high barriers to entry. The company is headquartered in New York city, New York, the US.


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