Calhoun Energy Center is a 748MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is located in Alabama, 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 January 2003. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Alabama Power with a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant that is used for Peakload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Distillate Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from Southern Natural Gas Company, L.L.C..

The project generated 26,927MWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in January 2003.

Contractors involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Dual-Fuel fired project. The company provided 4 units of MS7001FA-60 Hz gas turbines, each with 187MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

NextEra Energy Resources is the O&M contractor for thermal power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2011, for a period of 5 years.

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This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.