Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant is a 2,491.2MW coal fired power project. It is located in North Carolina, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 1974. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Duke Energy Carolinas 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 bituminous. In case of shortage of bituminous the plant can also run on Natural Gas.

The project generated 8,021,417MWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in August 1974.

Contractors involved

Siemens Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 2 units of Cross-compound turbines, each with 1,245.6MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Energy supplied electric generator for the Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant (Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant Unit I).

Siemens Energy supplied electric generator for the Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant (Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant Unit II).

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant (Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant Unit I).

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant (Belews Creek Coal Fired Power Plant Unit II).

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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