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January 7, 2022

North Valmy Generating Station, US

By Carmen

North Valmy Generating Station is a 567MW coal fired power project. It is located in Nevada, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 1981.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 567 567 Active Nevada, the US

Description

The project is co-owned by Idaho Power and NV Energy, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is bituminous. In case of shortage of bituminous the plant can also run on Subbituminous. The fuel is procured from Coal Mines from Utah, Wyoming and Colorado.

The project generated 652,832MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in December 1981.

Contractors Involved

North Valmy Generating Station (North Valmy Power Plant Unit I) is equipped with Siemens Energy steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 277.2MW nameplate capacity.

North Valmy Generating Station (North Valmy Power Plant Unit II) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 289.8MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Energy supplied electric generator for the North Valmy Generating Station (North Valmy Power Plant Unit I).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the North Valmy Generating Station (North Valmy Power Plant Unit II).

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the North Valmy Generating Station (North Valmy Power Plant Unit I).

Amec Foster Wheeler supplied steam boiler for the North Valmy Generating Station (North Valmy Power Plant 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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