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January 10, 2022

Red Hills Power Plant, US

By Carmen

Red Hills Power Plant is a 513.7MW coal fired power project. It is located in Mississippi, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 513.7 513.7 Active Mississippi, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by PurEnergy with a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is lignite. In case of shortage of lignite the plant can also run on Natural Gas. The fuel is procured from Town of Weir, MS pipeline, Mississippi Lignite Mining Company.

The project generated 2,224,011MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in April 2001.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Tennessee Valley Authority under a power purchase agreement for a period of 30 years.

Contractors Involved

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project. The company provided 1 steam turbine with 513.7MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied electric generator for the project.

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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