CCGT Plants in New Mexico
Animas Repower
Location: NM
Operator: Farmington Electric Utility System
Configuration: 26-MW, 1+2 CCGT with GT10B gas turbine
Operation: 1994
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ABB, WH
Quick facts: In 1993, NEPCO was hired to install a 19 MW ABB GT-10B DLN gas turbine and HRSG to repower two 3.5-MW Westinghouse steam sets originally installed in 1955.

Photograph courtesy of NEPCO
Posted 24 May 2003

Location: NM
Operator: Farmington Electric Utility System
Configuration: 60-MW, 1+1 CCGT with LM6000 gas turbine
Operation: 2005
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: GE, Siemens
EPC: SNC Lavalin
Quick facts: The $59mn power plant is located adjacent to the town wastewater treatment plant and is capable of using treated effluent for cooling water.

Photograph courtesy of Farmington Electric Utility System
Posted 20 Aug 2005

Chino Hurley Mine
Location: NM
Operator: Phelps Dodge
Configuration: 54-MW, 1+1 CCGT with W251 gas turbine
Operation: 2001
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: WH
EPC: Kvaerner E&C
Quick facts: A new gas turbine and HRSG was added to repower an existing 16.5-MW steam turbine at the Chino Hurley mining complex.

Photograph courtesy of Kvaerner E&C
Posted 20 Jan 2002

Lea Power
Location: NM
Operator: Lea Power Parners LLC
Configuration: 604-MW, 2+1 CCGT with M501FD2 gas turbines
Operation: 2008
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Aalborg
T/G supplier: MHI. GE
EPC: Burns & Roe, Colorado Energy Managerment EPC
Quick facts: Lea Power went commercial in Sep 2008 after 16mos of construction. The project is near the Xcel Energy Cunningham and Maddox power stations and Xcel has a long-term PPA for project output. In Mar 2012, it was announed that Lea Power Partners was being sold to FREIF North American Power I, majority-owned by First Reserve Corp. Lea Power was an SPV owned by ArcLight Energy Partners Fund III LP, that took over the project from original developers Genova Power Solutions LLC and Colorado Energy Management. The plant was built with gray market components from abandoned power projects in Mississippi (steam set and HRSGs) and Tennessee (GTs).

Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Posted 6 Jul 2013

Location: NM
Operator: North American Energy Services
Configuration: 570-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA+e gas turbines
Operation: 2006
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Aalborg
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Fluor
Quick facts: Luna Energy is owned by Phelps Dodge, PNM Resources, and Tucson Electric. The plant has dry low-Nox combustors and SCR.  It is connected to the grid at 245kV. The plant was originally developed by Duke Energy and construction got underway in Sep 2002.  Work was suspended at about 50% completion and the current owners bought the project in Nov 2004.

Photograph courtesy of Unisource Energy Corp
Posted 12 Apr 2006

Location: NM
Operator: Delta Power LLC
Configuration: 140-MW 7001FA gas turbine
Operation: 2000
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: UTEC, Zachry
Quick facts: Delta Power and John Hancock Financial Services acquired the Person project in Jul 2000. Arclight Capital Partners acquired an interest in 2002.

Photograph courtesy of Delta Power
Posted 2 Apr 2005/td>

Location: NM
Operator: Tri-State G&T Association
Configuration: 4 X 40 MW LM6000 gas turbines
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas, oil
T/G supplier: GE
Quick facts: Pyramid cost about $113mn.

Photograph courtesy of Tri-State G&T Association
Posted 23 Feb 2005


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Updated 06-Jul-2013