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January 7, 2022

Greater Des Moines Energy Center, US

By Carmen

Greater Des Moines Energy Center is a 576.3MW gas fired power project. It is located in Iowa, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 576.3 576.3 Active Iowa, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by MidAmerican Energy.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant.

The project generated 81,148MWh of electricity. The project cost is $357m.

Greater Des Moines Energy Center (Greater Des Moines Energy Center Unit III) consists of 1 steam turbine with 195.5MW nameplate capacity.

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Development Status

The project got commissioned in May 2003.

Contractors Involved

Kiewit was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Greater Des Moines Energy Center (Greater Des Moines Energy Center Unit I) is equipped with Siemens SGT6-5000F gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 190.4MW nameplate capacity.

Greater Des Moines Energy Center (Greater Des Moines Energy Center Unit II) is equipped with Siemens SGT6-5000F gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 190.4MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens supplied electric generator for the Greater Des Moines Energy Center (Greater Des Moines Energy Center Unit I).

Siemens supplied electric generator for the Greater Des Moines Energy Center (Greater Des Moines Energy Center Unit II).

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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