CCGT Plants in Delaware
Garrison Energy Center
Location: DE
Operator: Calpine Corp
Configuration: 309-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 7FA.04 gas turbine
Operation: 2015
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Parsons Brinckerhoff, Matrix Service
Quick facts: This plant is in the City of Dover's Garrison Oak Technical Park, which also hosts the 10-MW Dover SUN Park. Ground-breaking was on 25 Jun 2013 and the CC Plant went commercial on 4 Jun 2015. A 6mi gas pipeline spur was also built.

Photograph courtesy of
Posted 6 Jun 2015

Hay Road
Location: DE
Operator: Calpine Corp
Configuration: 511-MW, 3+1 block with V84 gas turbines, 545-MW, 3+1 CCGT block with V84.2 gas turbines
Operation: 1993-2002
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: Siemens, Mitsui, ABB, Alstom
EPC: Bechtel, Siemens, ABB
Quick facts: Hay Road was built by Conectiv at a site near Wilmington. The first GTs at the first block went online in Jan 1989. Test firing of the first gas turbine in the $300mn second block came only 230 days after ground-breaking in Oct 2000. Calpine acquired the facility in 2010 as part of its purchase of the Conectiv Energy assets.A Power Plant Trading Card was made for this plant.

Photograph courtesy of PEPCO Holdings
Posted 5 Apr 2014

Warren F Beasley
Location: DE
Operator: Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation Inc
Configuration: 2 X 50-MW LM6000PC gas turbines
Operation: 2002-2012
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Spectrum Energy Inc, Bell Construction
Quick facts: This photo shows Unit-2 at the Beasely station during its official opening in Jun 2012. The plant supplies power to the 7 participating DEMEC member communities, Newark, New Castle, Middletown, Clayton, Smyrna, Milford and Seaford. The second unit extension cost $30mn.

Photograph courtesy of delawaregovernor (flickr)
Posted 5 Apr 2014


Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 06-Jun-2015