The Turtle Creek Station Peaking Plant is 475MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Nebraska, 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 September 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 475 475 Permitting Nebraska, the US Omaha Public Power District


The project is being developed and currently owned by Omaha Public Power District.

It is a gas turbine power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant will run on Hydrogen/Bio Diesel.

The project cost is expected to be around $836.04m.

Development Status

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

Contractors Involved

Siemens will be the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company is expected to provide 2 units of SGT6-5000F steam turbines, each with 237.5MW nameplate capacity.

About Omaha Public Power District

Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) a political subdivision of the state of Nebraska, is an integrated electric utility. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company produces energy using the coal, natural gas, oil, wind, solar, landfill-gas and hydro sources. Through participation agreements, OPPD procures electricity from the Western Area Power Administration. It also provides energy efficiency and other related services. OPPD serves off-system, industrial, commercial and residential customers in southeast Nebraska. The company has offices in Syracuse, Ashland, Humboldt, Blair, Louisville and Tecumseh. OPPD is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, the US.


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