CPV Towantic Energy Center is an 841.5MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is located in Connecticut, 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 a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Competitive Power Ventures and GE Energy Financial Services. Osaka Gas USA, Competitive Power Ventures and Others are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 49.5%, 26% and 24.5% respectively.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant that is used for Baseload. 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 Ultra-low Sulfur Distillate Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from Algonquin Interstate Pipeline.

The project cost is $1,000m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in May 2018.

Contractors involved

Gemma Power Systems was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the dual-fuel fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Dual-Fuel fired project. The company provided 2 units of 2x1 MS 7HA.01 gas turbines, each with 280.5MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Dual-Fuel fired project. The company provided 1 unit of D602 steam turbine with 280.5MW nameplate capacity.

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

NAES is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.

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About Competitive Power Ventures

Competitive Power Ventures Inc (CPV) is a power generation development and asset management company. The company develops combined-cycle natural gas and wind power projects to produce clean energy. Its project development activities include project conceptualization, market analysis, community relations, government affairs, permissions, financing, construction, and commercial operation. It also offers electric generation asset management services. The company’s asset management division manages fossil and renewable generating facilities in different states in the US. It has presence in Silver Spring, Maryland; Braintree, Massachusetts; and San Francisco, California. CPV is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, the US.

About GE Energy Financial Services

GE Energy Financial Services Inc (GE Energy), a subsidiary of General Electric Company is a financial services company that provides investment services in the energy sector. The company’s services include preferred limited partnerships, debt financing, leases, limited partnerships. It also provides GE Energy offers equity investment, broad-based commercial finance and project finance, investment services and others. GE Energy offers investments services with a primary emphasis on wind and solar power generation, renewable energy, transmission and distribution oil and gas infrastructure and venture capital sectors. The company has its operations in India, the US, the UK, Australia, and Canada. GE Energy is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, the US.


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