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Union Power Project, El Dorado, AR

Site clearing begins

December 1999

Site construction begins

April 2001

Site size

330 acres

First fire

September 2002

First phase commercial operation

January 2003

Full plant commercial operation

June 2003

Output

2,205MW

Plant type

CCGT

Location

5.5 miles northeast of El Dorado, Arkansas, United States

Estimated investment

$1.1 billion

Joint owners

TECO Power Services, Panda Energy

Lead equipment supplier

GE

Lead contractor

SNC-Lavalin

Power purchaser

Arkansas spot market

Gas units

8 x 262MW, GE 7FA

Steam turbines

4 x GE d-11 condensing reheat steam turbines

Heat recovery

8 x Alstom Energy Systems three-pressure HRSGs, with duct firing

Condensers

Alstom Energy Systems

Transformers

12 x Hitachi Generator Step Up (GSU) transformers

Raw water storage

2,700,000gal
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