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January 4, 2022

Empire Generating Station, US

By Carmen

Empire Generating Station is a 653.7MW gas fired power project. It is located in New York, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 653.7 653.7 Active New York, the US

Description

Tyr Energy and The Kansai Electric Power are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50% and 25% respectively.

It is a CCGT with Cogen power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Distillate Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

The project generated 2,493,364MWh of electricity. The project cost is $936.085m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in September 2010.

Contractors Involved

CH2M Hill Companies 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 2 units of 7F.04 gas turbines, each with 179MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of D11 steam turbine with 295.7MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

NAES is the O&M contractor for thermal power 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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