CCGT Plants in the USA - South Carolina
Broad River
Location: SC
Operator: Broad River Power Holdings
Configuration: 5 X 170 MW 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2000-2004
Fuel: natural gas, distillate oil
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: GE, Simons Engineering, Gemma Power Systems
Quick facts: This project in Gaffney is 40mi from Charlotte. It was developed by Calpine Corp. Construction on the first three machines began in Dec 1999 and mechanical completion was achieved in May 2000. In Dec 2016, Silverfern Group and Arroyo Energy Investment Partners completed the acquisition of Broad River Power Holdings

Photograph courtesy of Calpine
Posted 15 Aug 2004

Columbia Energy
Location: SC
Operator: Calpine Corp
Configuration: 630-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE, Toshiba
EPC: Calpine
Quick facts: The plant went commercial in May 2004 and was dedicated in Jul 2004. It cost about $260mn. Process steam is supplied to Voridian and the new plant allowed the Eastman Chemical subsidiary to shut down its coal-fired boilers. In Mar 2008, the plant won an EPA Energy Star CHP award.

Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Posted 19 Apr 2009

Jasper
Location: SC
Operator: South Carolina Electric & Gas
Configuration: 875-MW, 3+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE, Alstom
EPC: Duke/Fluor Daniel

Photograph courtesy of Scana Corp
Posted 12 May 2004

Mill Creek
Location: SC
Owner: Duke Energy Carolinas
Configuration: 8 X 80-MW 7001EA gas turbines
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas, oil
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Duke/Fluor Daniel
Quick facts: This peaking plant is in Cherokee County. In Jul 2007, the station was the site of a successful, first-of-a-kind, EPRI-sponsored test burn of a soybean oil diesel blend in one of the 80-MW machines.

Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Posted 3 Apr 2011

Myrtle Beach
Location: SC
Operator: Santee Cooper
Configuration: 2 X 11.5 MW 5001DPPP, 2 X 27 MW 5001NPB, 1 X 35 MW W251 gas turbines
Operation: 1962-1974
Fuel: LFO
T/G supplier: GE, WH

Photograph by Connor Stoehr
Posted 29 Dec 2012

John S Rainey
Location: SC
Operator: Santee Cooper
Configuration: 508-MW, 2+1 CCGT, 2 X 166 MW, all 7001FA gas turbines, 3 X 84 MW 7001EA gas turbines
Operation: 2002-2004
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE, Toshiba
EPC: GE, Sargent & Lundy, Caddell Construction, Fagen
Quick facts: The Rainey complex is near Iva, SC, and was dedicated in Mar 2004. The facility is named for John Rainey, a former chairman of Santee Cooper’s board.

Photograph by Jim Huff and courtesy of Santee Cooper
Posted 1 Mar 2014

Abbreviations

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

Updated 21-Jan-2017

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