Cottonwood Energy Project is a 1,433.6MW gas fired power project. It is located in Texas, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,433.6 1,433.6 Active Texas, the US InterGen


The project was developed by InterGen and is currently owned by NRG Energy.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned in July 2003.

Contractors Involved

Bechtel 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 4 steam turbines, each with 159.5MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 4 units of MS7001FA gas turbines, each with 198.9MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Amec Foster Wheeler supplied steam boiler for the project.

About InterGen

InterGen is a power generation and development company that finances, develops, owns and operates power generation assets which produce energy from coal, gas and renewable sources. The company also offers various energy market services such as standard physical power and gas trading, power generation hedging, shaped profiles and financial swaps power index trading, gas shipping, power and gas system operator access, market analysis, power and gas balancing services, and short term power supply agreements. It also offers operations and maintenance, energy project development and asset management services. It serves utilities, industrial users, and other intermediaries . It has facilities in Australia and the UK. InterGen is headquartered in Edinburgh, the UK.


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