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January 4, 2022

Leland Olds Power Plant, US

By Carmen

Leland Olds Power Plant is a 656MW coal fired power project. It is located in North Dakota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in January 1966.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 656 656 Active North Dakota, the US


The project is currently owned by Basin Electric Power Coop with a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is lignite. In case of shortage of lignite the plant can also run on Subbituminous. The fuel is procured from Glenharold Mine.

The project generated 3,072,185MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in January 1966.

Contractors Involved

The Coal fired project has been supplied by GE Power.

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the Leland Olds Power Plant (Leland Olds Power Plant Unit I).

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the Leland Olds Power Plant (Leland Olds Power Plant Unit II).


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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