CCGT Plants in Kentucky
Cane Run-7
Location: KY
Owner: Louisville Gas & Electric Co
Configuration: 640-MW, 2+1 CCGT with SGT-5000F gas turbines
Operation: 2015
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: Siemens
Quick facts: This project went commercial on 6 Jul 2015 and was expected to come-in about $18mn under its $563mn budget. It was the first full-size gas-fired CCGT in the state. Peak construction staffing reached about 600 persons.

Photograph courtesy of Louisville Gas & Electric
Posted 7 Jul 2015

J K Smith GT 1-7
Location: KY
Owner: East Kentucky Power Coop
Configuration: 3 X 110.5 MW GT11N2, 4 X 85-MW 7001EA turbines
Operation: 1996-2005
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: ABB, GE

Photograph courtesy of East Kentucky Power Coop
Posted 13 Apr 2010

J K Smith GT 8&9
Location: KY
Owner: East Kentucky Power Coop
Configuration: 2 X LMS100 gas turbines
Operation: 2010
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: MC Industrial
Quick facts: In Jan 2010, EKPC completed the two most recent GTs at Smith station plus a new 36mi, 345kV line tying tht site to a new substation in Garrad County. Thse were the seventh and eighth LMS 100s installed.

Photograph courtesy of MC Industrial Inc
Posted 17 Dec 2011

  Paradise CCGT
Location: KY
Owner: Tennessee Valley Authority
Configuration: 1,100-MW, 3+1 CCGT with 7FA.05 gas turbines
Operation: 2017
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: GE, Toshiba
EPC: Kiewit
Quick facts: This CCGT in Drakesboro was built to replace Paradise Units 1&2 at the adjacent coal-fired plant. Construction got underway in Mar 2015 and the photo shows the project ca Jun 2016 at about 75% completion. The Paradise CCGT plant went commercial in Apr 2017, 2½ mos ahead of schedule and slightly under budget at $900mn. The work force peaked at about 900. Site development was by Phillips & Jordan.

Photograph courtesy of Tennessee Valley Authority
Posted 1 Feb 2017



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Updated 21-Apr-2017