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January 4, 2022

Grand Tower Power Station, US

By Carmen

Grand Tower Power Station is a 640.9MW 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 March 1951.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 640.9 640.9 Active Illinois, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by Rockland Capital with a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The fuel is procured from Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America.

The project generated 413,769MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in March 1951.

Contractors Involved

Grand Tower Power Station (Grand Tower Power Station Block I Unit I) is equipped with Siemens SGT6-5000F gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 223.2MW nameplate capacity.

Grand Tower Power Station (Grand Tower Power Station Block I Unit II) is equipped with Siemens steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 80.9MW nameplate capacity.

Grand Tower Power Station (Grand Tower Power Station Block II Unit I) is equipped with Siemens SGT6-5000F gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 223.2MW nameplate capacity.

Grand Tower Power Station (Grand Tower Power Station Block II Unit II) is equipped with Siemens steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 113.6MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Energy supplied electric generator for the Grand Tower Power Station (Grand Tower Power Station Block I Unit I).

Siemens Energy supplied electric generator for the Grand Tower Power Station (Grand Tower Power Station Block I Unit II).

Siemens Energy supplied electric generator for the Grand Tower Power Station (Grand Tower Power Station Block II Unit I).

Siemens Energy supplied electric generator for the Grand Tower Power Station (Grand Tower Power Station Block II Unit II).

Nooter/Eriksen 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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