Elwood Power Station is a 1,728MW gas fired power project. It is located in Illinois, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 1999.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,728 1,728 Active Illinois, the US


The project is currently owned by J-Power USA Generation with a stake of 100%.

It is a gas turbine power plant. The fuel is procured from Northern Border Pipeline.

The project generated 285,733MWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in July 1999.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Exelon Generation under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 9 units of 7F.04 turbines, each with 192MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.


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