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January 5, 2022

Elk Power Station, US

By Carmen

Elk Power Station is a 606MW gas fired power project. It is located in Texas, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 606 606 Active Texas, the US Kiewit

Description

The project was developed by Kiewit and is currently owned by Golden Spread Electric Coop.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in June 2015.

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Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 3 units of 7F.05 turbines, each with 202MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Elk Power Station (Elk Power Station Unit II).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Elk Power Station (Elk Power Station Unit III).

NRG Energy Services Group is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.

About Kiewit

Kiewit Corp (Kiewit) is a provider of construction and engineering services. Kiewit provides construction, procurement, and engineering related solutions for building highways, tunnels and bridges, airports, hotels, hospitals, office buildings, and educational facilities. The company designs and builds waste-to-energy, hydroelectric and co-generation plants along with reservoirs and canals. The company also offers asset development, investment and finance and asset management. It serves transportation, power, buildings, mining, oil and gas, chemical, heavy civil, water and wastewater sectors. It also operates an online store, which offers apparels, bags and coolers, decals and patches, drink ware, eye ware, head ware, paper goods and others. Kiewit is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, the US.

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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