The R D Morrow Repowering Power Plant is 550MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Mississippi, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in April 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 550 550 Permitting Mississippi, the US Cooperative Energy


The project is being developed and currently owned by Cooperative Energy.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant.

The project cost is expected to be around $442m.

The Gas fired project consists of 1 steam turbine with 150MW nameplate capacity.

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Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by April 2023.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Energy will be the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company is expected to provide 1 unit of SGT6-9000HL gas turbine with 400MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Energy is expected to be the supplier of SGen6-3000W electric generator for the project.

Nooter/Eriksen is likely to be the supplier of steam boiler for the project.

Siemens is expected to perform operations and maintenance for thermal power project for a period of 20 years.

About Cooperative Energy

Cooperative Energy is a member-owned not-for-profit electric utility. It generates, procures, and transmits electricity. The company produces electricity from natural gas, coal, nuclear, and solar sources. Cooperative Energy owns and operates Batesville Generating Station, J.T. Dudley, Sr, Generation Complex, R.D. Morrow, Sr. Generating Station, George B. Taylor Generating Station, Sylvarena Station, Paulding Station, and Benndale Station. It also has interests in Grand Gulf Nuclear Station. Through long- and short-term power purchase agreements, Cooperative Energy procures electricity from other utilities. The company supplies electricity to member distribution cooperatives in southern and western parts of Mississippi from the Mississippi Delta to the Coast. Cooperative Energy is headquartered in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the US.


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