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January 11, 2022

Raccoon Creek Energy Center Power Plant, US

By Carmen

Raccoon Creek Energy Center Power Plant is a 456MW gas fired power project. It is located in Illinois, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2002.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 456 456 Active Illinois, the US Aquila Merchant Services


The project was developed by Aquila Merchant Services and is currently owned by Union Electric.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant. The fuel is procured from Enable Mississippi River Transmission, LLC.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in June 2002.

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Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 4 units of 7E.03 gas turbines, each with 114MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

ProEnergy Services is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.

About Aquila Merchant Services

Aquila Merchant Services, Inc. (Aquila Merchant) is an operating subsidiary of Aquila Inc., a trading company, engaged in offering commodity services. The company markets and trades power as the commodity. In addition, Aquila Merchant also trades natural gas, global liquids, weather derivatives, coal, and other commodities. The company operates and maintains offices across the Houston, Dallas; San Antonio, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Parsippany, New Jersey; Calgary, Canada; Essen, Germany; Hamilton, Bermuda; Sandefjord, Norway; and London. Aquila Merchant has been operating as a subsidiary of Aquila Inc. In addition, the company also delivers risk management consulting services. Aquila Merchant is headquartered in Kansas City, the US.


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