CCGT Power Plants in Arkansas & Kansas
Operator: Associated Electric Cooperative
Configuration: 580-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Aalborg
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Burns & Roe, TIC
Quick Facts: Original plant developer GenPower LLC started work on the Dell power station in 1999 and sold the project to TECO Energy in Nov 2000. Construction began with NEPCO as EPC contractor. AECI purchased the 65%-complete facility from TECO in Aug 2005 and commercial operation started on 23 Aug 2007. Although the plant was designed to run baseload, AECI plans to operate the plant for intermediate generation. Primesouth is the O&M contractor. Dell has DLN 2.6 combustors and SCR. The site is about 100ac in size.
Photograph courtesy of Associated Electric Cooperative
Operator: Empire District Electric Co
Configuration: 1 X 155 MW V84.3A2 gas turbine
T/G supplier: Siemens
Quick Facts: The Riverton plant has been in operation since 1905. Site preparation for the new GT began in 2005 and commissioning started in Jan 2007. The unit cost about $49mn.
Photograph courtesy of Empire District Electric Co
Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data BaseUpdated 29-Apr-2012