CCGT Plants in Georgia
Chattahoochee
Location: GA
Operator: Oglethorpe Power Corp
Configuration: 520-MW, 2+1 CCGT with V84.3A2 gas turbines
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Burns & Roe, BE&K
Quick facts: This plant at the extensive Wansley site is operated by Siemens for OPC. Commercial operation was in Feb 2003.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Posted 3 Feb 2008

Doyle
Location: GA
Operator: Doyle LLC
Configuration: 3 X 65 MW 7001B, 2 X 75 MW 7001EA gas turbines
Operation: 2000
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: NEPCO
Quick facts: This peaking plant is near Monroe in Walton CO. It is jointly ownedb by Oglethorpe Power and Walton EMC. It includes three refurbished 7B machines and two new 7EA gas turbines. It was built for Progress Energy Ventures. Units 1-3 connect to the regional 115kV network and Units 4&5 to the 230kV network.

Photograph courtesy of Oglethorpe Power Corp
Posted 30 Mar 2013

Effingham County
Location: GA
Operator: Mackinaw Power Holdings LLC
Configuration: 525-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: GE, Toshiba
EPC: Gemma, Parson Energy & Chemical
Quick facts: Mackinaw Power is a special-purpose, bankruptcy-remote operating company owned by ArcLight Energy Partners Fund III LP. Proceeds from the fund issue were used to purchase natural gas-fired generating assets from Progress Ventures Inc and Progress Genco Ventures LLC, subsidiaries of Progress Energy Inc. The plants are in Georgia and have long-term tolling agreements. Effingham Co was built by Progress Energy. Notice to proceed was given in Feb 2002 and COD was Aug 2003.

Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Posted 25 Apr 2010

Hartwell
Location: GA
Operator: International Power
Configuration: 2 X 150 MW 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 1994
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
Quick facts: Oglethorpe Power Corp is the exclusive purchaser of electricity from Hartwell.

Photograph courtesy of International Power
Posted 17 Jul 2004

Hawk Road
Location: GA
Operator: Oglethorpe Power Corp
Configuration: 3 X 167 MW W501FD gas turbines
Operation: 2001
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: SWPC
EPC: Burns & Roe, BE&K
Quick facts: This peaking plant near Franklin west of Atlanta was built for Dynegy Corp. In completed in mid-May 2001. In Feb 2009, OPC agreed to purchase the facility for $105mn in cash. The sale was completed on 1 May 2009 and the plant renamed Hawk Road. A small portion of the plant site is in Coweta Co.

Photograph courtesy of Oglethorpe Power Corp
Posted 30 Mar 2013

McDonough
Location: GA
Operator: Georgia Power Co
Configuration: three 840-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with M501G gas turbines
Operation: 2001-2012
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: MHI, Toshiba, Melco
EPC: Southern Co Services, Fluor, Cleveland Electric
Quick facts: This CCGT plant near Smyrna, Cobb Co, replaced an 540-MW coal-fired power station. The three blocks went commercial in Dec 2011, Apr 2012, and Oct 2012 respectively. The workforce peaked at over 2,000.

Photograph courtesy of Georgia Power CO
Posted 30 Oct 2012

Sandersville
Location: GA
Operator: Southeast PowerGen LLC
Configuration: 8 X 86-MW 7001EA gas turbines
Operation: 2002
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Duke/Fluor Daniel
Quick facts: In Jul 2010, ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, through its wholly-owned affiliate AL Sandersville Holdings, LLC acquired this plan from KGen Power Corp for $130mn.

Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Posted 6 Jul 2013

Smarr
Location: GA
Operator: Doyle LLC
Configuration: 2 X 109 MW V84.2 gas turbines
Operation: 1999
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: SWPC
EPC: Lauren, SWPC, TIC
Quick facts: This peaking plant is Monroe Co near Forsyth. It is owned by Smarr EMC and operated by OPC.

Photograph courtesy of Oglethorpe Power Corp
Posted 30 Mar 2013

Sewell Creek
Location: GA
Operator: Doyle LLC
Configuration: 2 X 109 MW V84.2, 2 X 138 MW V84.3 gas turbines
Operation: 2000
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: SWPC
EPC: SWPC, TIC
Quick facts: This peaking plant is Polk County near Cedartown. It is owned by Smarr EMC and operated by OPC.

Photograph courtesy of Oglethorpe Power Corp
Posted 30 Mar 2013

Thomas A Smith
Location: GA
Operator: Oglethorpe Power Corp
Configuration: two 625-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Aalborg
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Duke/Fluor Daniel
Quick facts: This project is near Murray in Dalton County. In Jan 2011, OPC announed it was buying the Murray Energy Facility plant from KGen Power Corp for $531mn. In Sep 2012, the plant was renamed after OPC President & CEO Tom Smith. Block-I is interconnected at the 500kV Conasauga Substation and Block-II at the 230kV Loopers Farm Substation.

Photograph courtesy of Oglethorpe Power Corp
Posted 29 Sep 2012

Talbot
Location: GA
Operator: Doyle LLC
Configuration: 6 X 121 MW V84.2 gas turbines
Operation: 2002-2003
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: SWPC
EPC: Norman Hughes Wilkie & Lane, INCO Services
Quick facts: This peaking plant is in Box Springs in Talbot Co.

Photograph courtesy of Oglethorpe Power Corp
Posted 30 Mar 2013

Walton
Location: GA
Operator: Mackinaw Power Holdings LLC
Configuration: 3 X 178-MW V84.3A2, 1 X 178-MW W501FC, 1 X 182-MW W501FD gas turbines
Operation: 2000
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: SWPC, WH
EPC: NEPCO
Quick facts: Mackinaw Power is a special-purpose, bankruptcy-remote operating company owned by ArcLight Energy Partners Fund III LP. Proceeds from the fund issue were used to purchase natural gas-fired generating assets from Progress Ventures Inc and Progress Genco Ventures LLC, subsidiaries of Progress Energy Inc. The plants are in Georgia and have long-term tolling agreements. Walton was built by Progress Energy.

Photograph courtesy of Progress Energy
Posted 29 Jun 2002

 

Wansley-3
Location: GA
Operator: Municipal Electric Auth of Georgia
Configuration: 516-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbine
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter Eriksen
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: UTEC, BE&K
Quick facts: This project cost about $250mn. The plant was developed with Coelectric Partners, a member-owned collaboration of four large U.S. public-power utilities created to assist in power project development.

Photograph courtesy of Nooter Eriksen
Posted 22 Dec 2004

Wayne County
Location: GA
Operator: Progress Energy Carolinas
Configuration: 4 X 195 MW 7001FA gas turbine
Operation: 2000
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE

Photograph courtesy of Progress Energy
Posted 29 Jun 2002

Abbreviations

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

Updated 06-Jul-2013

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