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January 5, 2022

Lao Energy System Power Plant, US

By Carmen

Lao Energy System Power Plant is a 589.5MW gas fired power project. It is located in Louisiana, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 1958.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 589.5 589.5 Active Louisiana, the US


The project is currently owned by Dow Chemical.

It is a CCGT with Cogen power plant. The fuel is procured from Texaco Digco Monterey LIG Bridgeline.

The project generated 1,845,768MWh of electricity.

The thermal power project consists of 1 turbines each with 57 MW nameplate capacity, 1 turbines each with 88 MW nameplate capacity, 1 turbines each with 90 MW nameplate capacity, 3 turbines each with 76.5 MW nameplate capacity and 1 turbines each with 125 MW nameplate capacity respectively.

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Development Status

The project got commissioned in June 1958.

Contractors Involved

Henry Vogt Machine supplied steam boiler for the project.


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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