The Cedar Bayou Unit-5 CCGT Plant is 695MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Texas, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 695 695 Permitting Texas, the US NRG Cedar Bayou 5


The project is being developed and currently owned by NRG Cedar Bayou 5.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant.

The project cost is expected to be around $960.053m.

The Gas fired project consists of 1 steam turbine with 280MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Contractors Involved

Mitsubishi Power will be the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company is expected to provide 1 unit of MHI501JAC gas turbine with 415MW nameplate capacity.

About NRG Cedar Bayou 5

NRG Cedar Bayou 5 LLC (NRG Cedar Bayou 5) focused on the introduction,design, construction and operation of independent power plants. The company is headquartered in the US.


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