CCGT Plants in the USA - Ohio
Fremont Energy
Location: OH
Operator: Tenaska Inc
Configuration: 605-MW, 2+1 CCGT with W501FD2 gas turbines
Operation: 2011
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: SWPC, Siemens
EPC: Burns & McDonnell, Aker
Quick facts: This plant was originally developed by Calpine, but construction was suspended in 2007 after Calpine declared bankruptcy. The project was then bought at auction by FirstEnergy. In Feb 2009, AMP signed an MOU to acquire the project and the deal closed on 28 Jul 2011 for about $500mn. Photograph courtesy of American Municpal Power Inc
Posted 7 Aug 2011

Rolling Hills
Location: OH
Operator: Eastern Generation LLC
Configuration: 5 X 160 MW W501F gas turbines
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: SWPC
Quick facts: This plant in Wilkesville was developed and built by Dynegy and sold to Tenaska in Aug 2008 for $368mn in cash. In Apr 2009, Siemens was awarded a contract to update the turbine controls and BOP automation system. Now owned by Eastern Generation LLC.

Photograph courtesy of Eastern Generation LLC
Re-posted 20 Aug 2016

Dresden Energy
Location: OH
Operator: Appalachian Power Co
Configuration: 580-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2011
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: American Electric Power, Industrial Contractors Inc
Quick facts: This plant north of Zanesville was originally developed by Dominion Energy and construction began in 2001. Construction was suspended after natural gas price spikes and AEP bought it in 2007 for about $85mn. Commercial operationon was on 31 Jan 2012. The project cost $366mn.

Photograph courtesy of American Electric Power
Posted 8 Feb 2012

Richland Substation Phase 2
Location: OH
Operator: Richland-Stryker Generation LLC
Configuration: 3 X 125 MW GT11N2 gas turbines
Operation: 2000
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: ABB
EPC: Bibb & Associates, Gemma
Quick facts: Richland-Stryker Generation LLC is a privately-held genco with two peaking power stations power generation facilities acquired from FirstEnergy Corp in 2011 for about $80mn. Tthe Richland and Stryker peaking plants are each located outside of Toledo. RSG is controlled by Post Oak Energy Capital. Construction began in Dec 1999, the first two units were completed in May/June 2000, and substantial completion of the entire project was achieved on schedule in Nov 2000.

Photograph courtesy of Gemma
Posted 3 Aug 2013

University of Cincinnati Central Plant
Location: OH
Operator: University of Cincinnati
Configuration: 47-MW, 2+1 CCGT with Titan 130 gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
HRSG supplier: ERI
T/G supplier: Solar, Dresser Rand
EPC: M-Engineering, Shook Construction Inc
Quick facts: UC's renovated central was put into commercial service in May 2004. In addition to the CCGT block, the plant has five York chillers, two Trane chillers, and two Nebraska package boilers. Total steam production is up to 240,000 pph of 600 psi steam at 750º F. The facility has 18,000 tons of chiller capacity. Wheelock Associates Architects and Cambridge Seven Associates were responsible for plant design. The project has won numerous awards.

Photograph courtesy of University of Cincinnati
Posted 31 Oct 2010

Waterford Energy
Location: OH
Operator: Ohio Power Co
Configuration: 850-MW, 3+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Duke/Fluor-Daniel
Quick facts: Waterford was developed by PSEG and went commercial on 6 Aug 2003. In May 2005, AEP anounced it would buy the plant and the sale closed on 28 Sep 2005 for about $220mn.

Photograph courtesy of PSEG
Posted 20 Oct 2012

Location: OH
Operator: Duke Power
Configuration: 6 X 82 MW GT11N gas turbines
Operation: 1992-1993
Fuel: natural gas, LPG
T/G supplier: ABB
Quick facts: This plant is in Butler County. In May 1989, Cincinnati Gas & Electric awarded ABB a $110mn contarct for the plant, one of ABB's first contracts of this scale in the USA. In the background is  Duke's Madison peaking plant with eight 7001EA machines.

Photograph courtesy of Duke Energy
Posted 31 Oct 2010


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Updated 20-Aug-2016