Scherer Power Plant Unit III is an 891MW coal fired power project. It is located in Georgia, 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 January 1987. Buy the profile here.


Georgia Power and Florida Power & Light are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75% and 25% respectively.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is subbituminous. In case of shortage of subbituminous the plant can also run on Distillate Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from Wyoming’s Powder River Basin.

The project generated 4,457,313MWh of electricity.

The Coal fired project consists of 1 steam turbine with 891MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in January 1987.

Contractors involved

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

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