Limestone Electric Generating Station is a 1,689MW coal fired power project. It is located in Texas, 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 December 1985. Buy the profile here.


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

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is sub-bituminous. In case of shortage of sub-bituminous the plant can also run on Lignite. The fuel is procured from Atmos Energy Corporation.

The thermal power project consists of 1 turbines each with 831 MW nameplate capacity and 1 turbines each with 858 MW nameplate capacity respectively.

Development status

The project got commissioned in December 1985.

Contractors involved

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

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