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November 30, 2021

Ghent Generating Station, US

By Carmen

Ghent Generating Station is a 2,225.9MW coal fired power project. It is located in Kentucky, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 1974.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,225.9 2,225.9 Active Kentucky, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by Kentucky Utilities with a stake of 100%.

It is a steam turbine power plant. The fuel is procured from West Virginia.

The project generated 11,512,495MWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in February 1974.

Contractors Involved

Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit I) is equipped with Siemens Energy Reheat Tandem Compound, Double-flow steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 556.9MW nameplate capacity.

Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit II) is equipped with GE Power Reheat Tandem Compound, Double-flow steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 556.3MW nameplate capacity.

Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit III) is equipped with GE Power Reheat Tandem Compound, Double-flow steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 556.5MW nameplate capacity.

Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit IV) is equipped with GE Power Reheat Tandem Compound, Double-flow steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 556.2MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Energy supplied Hydrogen cooled electric generator for the Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit I).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen cooled electric generator for the Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit II).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen cooled electric generator for the Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit III).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen cooled electric generator for the Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit IV).

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit I).

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit II).

Amec Foster Wheeler supplied steam boiler for the Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit III).

Amec Foster Wheeler supplied steam boiler for the Ghent Generating Station (Ghent Generating Station Unit IV).

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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