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November 29, 2021

Rockport Power Plant, US

By Carmen

Rockport Power Plant is a 2,600MW coal fired power project. It is located in Indiana, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 1984.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,600 2,600 Active Indiana, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by Indiana Michigan Power.

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 Bituminous. The fuel is procured from Powder River Basin.

The project generated 11,877,396MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in December 1984.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Kentucky Power under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 390MW.

Contractors Involved

Rockport Power Plant (Rockport Power Plant Unit I) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 1,300MW nameplate capacity.

Rockport Power Plant (Rockport Power Plant Unit II) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 1,300MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Rockport Power Plant (Rockport Power Plant Unit I).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Rockport Power Plant (Rockport Power Plant Unit II).

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises 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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