CCGT Plants in New England - other states
Granite Ridge
Location: NH
Operator: Calpine Corp
Configuration: 752-MW, 2+1 CCGT with W501G gas turbines
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: S&W, Dick Corp
Quick facts: In Dec 2009, Cargill Power Markets entered into an energy tolling agreement with Granite Ridge Energy giving the company marketing rights to all the power output from the plant and responsibility for scheduling the daily power dispatch and managing plant fuel supply. NAES Corp is the station operator. Granite Ridge was originally developed by AES Corp and went commercial in Mar 2003. On 5 Feb 2016, Calpine purchased the plan from Granite Ridge Holdings for $500mn.

Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Posted 6 Apr 2011

Manchester Street Repower
Location: RI
Operator: Dominion Energy Inc
Configuration: 426-MW CCGT with three 1+1 repowered blocks with V84.2 gas turbines
Operation: 1996
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: CE
T/G supplier: Siemens, GE, WH
EPC: Bechtel
Quick facts: Three 1940s-vintage 45-MW steam sets were rehabilitated and incorporated into one of the first large-scale repowering jobs in the USA. Plant acquired by PG&E National Energy Group from New England Power Co in 1997 and sold on to Dominion Resources in Jan 2005.

Photograph by C Bergesen
Posted 26 Jun 2005

New Haven Peaking
Location: CT
Operator: PSEG Power
Configuration: 3 X 43-MW LM6000 gas turbines
Operation: 2012
Fuel: natural gas, oil
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Worley, Pike Co, Durr Mechanical, EJ Electrical
Quick facts: These new peaking units began commercial operation on 1 Jun 2012. They have SCR and water injection systems. The project cost $160mn.

Photograph courtesy of PSEG
Posted 25 Aug 2015

Newington Energy
Location: NH
Operator: North American Energy Alliance LLC
Configuration: 525 MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2002
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: FW
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Duke/Fluor Daniel
Quick facts: The facility has low NOX burners and SCR. After initial operation, CED's Asset Management group actively managed the NEL project, with daily operation outsourced to a third party. Output was marketed by Con Edison Energy (CEE) on a merchant basis, predominantly into the New England Power Pool and CEE also procured fuel for the plant. In Dec 2007, Con Ed ageed to sell NEL along with four other assets to North American Energy Alliance, jointly owned and controlled by AllCapital and IFM.

Photograph courtesy of Con Edison Development Inc
Posted 3 Aug 2005

Ocean State Power
Location: RI
Operator: Helix Generation LLC
Configuration: two 290-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 7001EA gas turbines
Operation: 1990-1991
Fuel: natural gas, distillate oil
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Ebasco
Quick facts: OSP was the largest power plant in Rhode Island at completion and is considered to be the first full-scale, CCGT IPP in the USA. The plant has a zero-liquid-discharge water treatment system. In 1995, OSP was selected to take part in EPA's Environmental Leadership Program. Design fuel was Canadian NG and electricity customers were TransCanada Power Marketing Ltd and Boston Edison Co/NSTAR. In Nov 2016, LS Power affiliate Helix Generation LLC agreed to buy OSP and three other generating assets from TransCanada and the sale closed on 5 Jun 2017. A Power Plant Trading Card was made for this plant.

Photograph courtesy of TransCanada
Posted 17 Jun 2017

Rhode Island State Energy Center
Location: RI
Operator: Carlyle Power Partners
Configuration: 583-MW, 2+1 CCGT with W501FD2 gas turbines
Operation: 2002
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: SWPC, Siemens
EPC: Black & Veatch, JA Jones
Quick facts: RISEC in Johnston, Providence Co, was originally planned by Houston Industries (later Reliant Energy). FPL Energy took over the project and secured $425mn in financing. The plant went commercial in Nov 2002 somewhat past the original schedule. On 21 Dec 2011, Entergy Wholesale Commodities completed the previously-announced purchase of the RISEC project in Johnston from NextEra Energy for approximately $346mn. The plant was sold on to Carlyle on 17 Dec 2015 for approximately $490mn, excluding adjustments. The plant uses up to 3mn gpd of reclaimed water per day from the City of Cranston's waste water plant for cooling water and steam production.

Photograph courtesy of Entergy
Posted 7 Jan 2012

Rumford Power
Location: ME
Operator: Capital Power
Configuration: 265-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbine
Operation: 2000
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Stone & Webster
Quick facts: The project was one of three developed by Calpine and Energy Management Inc. In Oct 2000, Calpine agreed to buy out EMA. Calpine later divested Rumford to its lenders as part of its Chapter 11 reorganization. Capital Power acquired the project in Feb 2011 along with the Tiverton CCGT in RI.

Photograph courtesy of Capital Power
Re-posted 7 Sep 2011

Tiverton
Location: RI
Operator: Capital Power
Configuration: 265-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbine
Operation: 2000
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Stone & Webster
Quick facts: The project was one of three developed by Calpine Corp and Energy Management Inc. In Oct 2000, Calpine agreed to buy out EMA. Calpine later divested Tiverton to its lenders as part of its Chapter 11 reorganization. Capital Power acquired the project in Feb 2011 along with the Rumford CCGT in MW.

Photograph courtesy of Capital Power
Posted 7 Sep 2011

UNH Cogen
Location: NH
Operator: University of New Hampshire
Configuration: 1 X 7.9-MW SGT-300 gas turbine CHP, 1 X 4.6 MW Mercury 50 CHP
Operation: 2006-2010
Fuel: landfill gas, natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: Energy Recovery International
T/G supplier: Siemens, Solar
EPC: EMCOR
Quick facts: The CHP machine runs baseload to supply electricity and heat to the Durham campus providing 75% of campus electric load and 85% of the steam load. Use of the new facility led to an estimated 40% reduction in the emission of greenhouse gases from campus operations. In 2010, a 4.6-MW Solar Mercury 50 GT was added to the UNH Cogen plant to take advantage of surplus landfill gas availability during the summer or university breaks. Production from the smaller machine is sold to the grid.

Photograph courtesy of University of New Hampshire
Posted16 Dec 2006

   

Westbrook
Location: ME
Operator: Calpine Corp
Configuration: 525-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2001
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: NEM
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Burns & Roe, Cianbro
Quick facts: The project was developed by GenPower LLC and acquired by Calpine Corp in Feb 1999. Commercial operation was on 9 May 2001. Natural gas is supplied by pipeline from Sable Island.

Photograph courtesy of Calpine
Posted 1 Jun 2002

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

Updated 17-Jun-2017

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