CCGT Plants in Trinidad & Tobago
Inncogen
Location: Trinidad & Tobago
Operator: Trinity Power Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 75 MW 7001EA gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1999
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Duke/Fluor Daniel
Quick facts: This was the first IPP in Trinidad and Tobago with $150mn of bond financing completed in Aug 1998. Most of the output is sold under a 30yr PPA with Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission delivered via a 132kV connection. First known as InnCOGEN, then run by Jasper Energy and now operated by Prime South. In 2004, Trinity Power signed a 17yr contractual service agreement with GE Energy and this was expanded to cover other related facilities in May 2006.

Photograph courtesy of York Research Corp
Posted 31 Mar 2001

Penal
Location: Trinidad & Tobago
Operator: PowerGen Co of Trinidad & Tobagoo
Configuration: 196-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001EA gas turbines, 2 X 20-MW 5001N gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1976-1985
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: JBE, GE
Quick facts: The first use of natural gas for power generation in T&T was in 1953 at now-retired steam sets at Penal power station.

Photograph courtesy of Power Generation Co of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd
Posted 28 Apr 2010

Point Lisas
Location: Trinidad & Tobago
Operator: PowerGen Co of Trinidad & Tobagoo
Configuration: 2 X 20 MW 5001N, 4 X 86 MW W501D, 3 X 63 MW GT11, 2 X 104 MW W501D5A gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1976-2007
T/G supplier: GE, WH, BBC, Siemens
Quick facts: PowerGen was formed in 1994, when Mirant acquired a 39% interest in three gas-fired generating plants on Trinidad from Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission. The company is now owned by Marubeni Corp, Trinidad & Tobago Electricity Commission, and BP.

Photograph courtesy of Power Generation Co of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd
Re-posted 28 Apr 2010

   
  Union Estate
Location: Trinidad & Tobago
Operator: Trinidad Generation Unlimited
Configuration: two 360-MW, 3+1 CCGT blocks with 7001EA gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2011-2012
HRSG supplier: 703 Research Institute of China Shipbuilding Industry Corp
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Ferrostaal AG, Tricontinental Group, Shanahan Engineering, Kentz, Koch Engineering & Construction Lda
Quick facts: In Jan 2009, Ferrostal was awarded the EPC contract for the TGU (AES Corp) project at Main Site South, Union Industrial Estate in La Brea, the largest power station in T&T. About 240 MW is dedicated to power supply for the Alutrint Aluminium Complex through two dedicated transmission lines and the balance will deliver to the grid through a TTEC substation. Construction work on the 16ha site started in mid-2009 and the first three GTs went into operation in Aug 2011. Yokogawa suppled the automation and control system.

Photograph courtesy of Koch Engineering & Construction Lda
Re-posted 13 Mar 2013

Abbreviations

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

Updated 27-Jul-2016

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