Ouachita Power Plant is a 903.9MW 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 August 2002.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 903.9 903.9 Active Louisiana, the US Cogentrix Energy Power Management


The project was developed by Cogentrix Energy Power Management. Entergy Arkansas and Entergy Louisiana are currently owning the project.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant that is used for Middle load. The fuel is procured from American Midstream Mid-LA, Kinder Morgan.

The project generated 3,268,320MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in August 2002.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 3 units of A10 steam turbines, each with 122MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 3 units of PG7241FA+e gas turbines, each with 179.3MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

Cogentrix Energy Power Management is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.

About Cogentrix Energy Power Management

Cogentrix Energy Power Management LLC (Cogentrix) formerly Cogentrix Energy Inc, is an energy company that offers power generation and supplying services. The company acquires, develops, markets, constructs and manages power generation assets. It provides engineering and operational technologies such as gas fired simple cycle, coal fired technologies, gas and oil fired combined cycle, and solar technologies. Cogentrix also offers steam turbine and combustion turbine outage management, maintenance and repair, boiler and pressure vessel repair, boiler inspections, electrical testing, generator inspection and testing services, among others. The company also develops electric power generating and co-generating facilities. Cogentrix is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the US.


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