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January 10, 2022

D. B. Wilson Power Plant, US

By Carmen

D. B. Wilson Power Plant is a 509.4MW coal fired power project. It is located in Kentucky, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 1984.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 509.4 509.4 Active Kentucky, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by Big Rivers Electric with a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is bituminous. In case of shortage of bituminous the plant can also run on Petroleum Coke. The fuel is procured from Kentucky.

The project generated 2,256,297.042MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in September 1984.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project. The Coal fired project consists of 1 steam turbine.

Siemens Energy supplied electric generator for the project.

Amec Foster Wheeler supplied steam boiler for the project.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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