Tenaska Georgia Generating Station is a 1,099.2MW gas fired power project. It is located in Georgia, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,099.2 1,099.2 Active Georgia, the US Tenaska Georgia Partners


The project was developed by Tenaska Georgia Partners. Chubu Electric Power, Tenaska Georgia Partners and Tyr Energy are currently owning the project.

It is a gas turbine power plant that is used for Peakload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Distillate Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from Transco pipeline.

The project generated 70,976MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in June 2001.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Exelon Generation under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 1,099.2MW.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 6 units of MS7001FA-60 Hz gas turbines, each with 183.2MW nameplate capacity.

About Tenaska Georgia Partners

Tenaska Georgia Partners, L.P. (Tenaska Georgia) is an electric utility, based in the US. The company has 945-megawatt natural gas-fueled, simple-cycle, electric peaking generating station located in Heard County. Its power plants were built in two phases and its each phase consists of three General Electric Frame 7FA combustion turbines. The Power generated by the company is marketed by Exelon Generation Company, LLC, in the southeast. Tenaska Georgia’s peaking facilities produces large amount of energy during periods of high demand. It was formed to build and own its Tenaska Inc. projects. The company operates as a subsidiary of Tenaska Inc. Tenaska Georgia is headquartered in Franklin, Georgia, the US.


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