CCGT Plants in the USA - New York - Metropolitan NYC
Astoria GT
Location: NY
Operator: NRG Energy
Configuration: 12 X 44 MW FT4A GT, 3 X 20 MW W191 GT, 4 X 25 MW W251 GT
Operation: 1970-1971
Fuel: natural gas, kerosene
T/G supplier: P&W, WH
Quick facts: The Astoria gas turbine plant was bought in June 1999 by NRG Energy Inc as part of a $505mn purchase of generating assets from Consolidated Edison.

Photograph courtesy of NRG Energy
Posted 11 May 2002

Astoria Energy-I
Location: NY
Operator: NAES for GDF SUEZ
Configuration: 500-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2006
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: GE, Alstom
EPC: Stone & Webster
Quick facts: Original plant developers were SCS Energy, LLC and AE Investor, LLC and investors include CDP Capital-Americas, Energy Investors Fund Group, and SNC Lavalin Generation Inc. The plant has SCR and an air-cooled condenser.

Photograph courtesy of Astoria Energy LLC
Posted 27 May 2006

Astoria Energy-II
Location: NY
Operator: NAES for GDF SUEZ
Configuration: 575-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2011
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: GE, Alstom
EPC: SNC
Quick facts: Astoria Energy-II was declared commercial on 5 Jul 2011. The $1.3bn project was funded by debt and equity in a 72:28 debt to equity ratio. The entire output is sold to the New York Power Authority under a 20yr contract.

Photograph courtesy of GDF SUEZ
Posted 17 Jul 2011

Bethpage-3
Location: NY
Operator: Calpine Corp
Configuration: 80-MW, 1+1 CCGT with LM6000 gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2002-2005
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Innovative
T/G supplier: GE, Siemens
EPC: Power Engineers Inc
Quick facts: The plant has SCR and an oxidation catalyst. Power is sold to Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) under a 20yr power purchase agreement.

Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Posted 14 Feb 2006

Brooklyn Navy Yard
Location: NY
Operator: Palmark Inc
Configuration: 286-MW, 2+1 CCGT with V84.2 gas turbines CHP
Operation: 1997
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Parsons Main, NAB Construction
Quick facts: Tyche Power Partners LLC, a joint venture of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners and a Delta Power affiliate, acquired a 50% interest in the project from Edison Mission Energy in March 2004.

Photograph courtesy of Delta Power LLC
Posted 30 Mar 2005

Caithness Long Island Energy
Location: NY
Operator: Caithness Energy LLC
Configuration: 352-MW, 1+1 CCGT with SGT6-5000F gas turbine
Operation: 2009
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Nelson & Pope, Burns & Roe, Fresh Meadow Mechanical Corp, Peter Scalamandre and Sons, DiFazio Electric, BANA Electric Corp
Quick facts: This facility was bid into a LIPA capacity solicitation in Jun 2003 and selected for development in May 2004 as the first baseload plant addition on Long Island in 30yrs. Site clearing began in Apr 2007 and CLIEC went commercial on 1 Aug 2009. The facility is on a 15ac site in an industrial area of Yaphank in the Town of Brookhaven. The plant is connected to the grid at 138kV and cost about $300mn.

Photograph courtesy of Caithness Energy
Re-posted 23 Sep 2009

Co-op City
Location: NY
Operator: RiverBay Corp
Configuration: 40-MW, 2+1 CCGT with SGT-400 gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2008
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: IST
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Fresh Meadows Mechanical Corp, PB Power, PIC
Quick Facts: Co-op City occupies 320ac in the Bronx and is the largest cooperative housing development in the world with 15,372 residential units in 35 high rise buildings and seven townhouse clusters. In May 2007, Siemens was awarded equipment supply contracts to extend the existing CHP plant at the complex, a facility that heretofore had been one of the largest consumers of heavy oil in NYC. The $65mn project was started-up by Mayor Michael Bloomberg on 15 May 2008. It is the first large-scale tri-generation plant in the City.

Photograph by Mario Burger, Burger Internaional Inc
Re-posted 2 Jun 2012

East River
Location: NY
Operator: Consolidated Edison Co
Configuration: 1 X 150 MW, 1 X 200 MW steam-electric, 2 X 180 MW 7001FA gas turbines CHP
Operation: 1951-2005
Fuel: natural gas, fuel oil
Boiler/HRSG supplier: B&W, Vogt
T/G supplier: GE, WH
Quick facts: Con Edison's steam system, which serves more than 1,800 customers in New York City, is the largest district heating steam system in the world. In 2005, two 180-MW GE 7001FA gas turbines were commissioned in a new CHP extension at East River. These added an additional 3mn pph of steam to the existing 2.4mn pph of capacity.

Photograph by Mario Burger, Burger Internaional Inc
Re-posted 2 Jun 2012
Edgewater
Location: NY
Operator: J-Power USA
Configuration: 2 X 40 MW LM6000 gas turbines
Operation: 2002
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Modern Continental, Fresh Meadows Mechanical Corp
Quick facts: In Jun 2009, J-Power agreed to acquire this plant from owners PPL Corp and John Hancock Life Insurance.

Photograph courtesy of J-Power
Posted 7 Aug 2010

Freeport-2
Location: NY
Operator: Freeport Electric Dept
Configuration: 2 X 47 MW LM6000 gas turbines
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Greenan Pedersen, Fresh Meadows Mechanical Corp, Peter Scalamandre & Sons, AECOM
Quick facts: These units have SCR and oxidation catalysts. Gas supply is from the KeySpan distribution system and the plant is connected to the LIPA grid. Construction started in Aug 2003 and the first unit went online in Apr 2004. The second machine is operated as a merchant plant by Equus Power I LP.

Photograph courtesy of Freeport Electric Dept
Posted 19 Jan 2008

Gowanus
Location: NY
Operator: US Power Generating Co
Configuration: 32 X 21-MW 5001NPB gas turbines
Operation: 1971
Fuel: No 2 fuel oil, kerosene, natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
Quick facts: The Gowanus PS has four barges each with 8 GTs and moored at the mouth of Gowanus Bay on the Gowanus Canal in South Brooklyn. The facility is one of the largest barge power stations in the world. The site also includes 25ac acres of piers and submerged land. Gowanus can be controlled remotely and can start with as little as 15min notice. 16 of 32 units are equipped for dual-fuel firing. Tthe facility has black-start capability and was the first generating station to resume operations following the large-scale Aug 2003 East Coat blackout. The peaking facility was first sold as part of a $550mn Orion Power Holdings asset purchase from Consolidated Edison that closed in Aug 1999. Construction of the two-mile Gowanus Canal was authorized by the New York State Legislature in 1849 and completed in the late 1860s. It became the hub of Brooklyn's maritime and commercial activity. Recent efforts by the Gowanus Canal Community Development Corp and other civic activists have revitalized much of the waterway and shoreline after over 100yrs of heavy industrial usage .A Power Plant Trading Card was made for this plant.

Photograph courtesy of US Power Generating Co
Posted 30 Nov 2013

Hell Gate
Location: NY
Operator: North American Energy Services
Configuration: 2 X 45 MW LM6000 gas turbines
Operation: 2001
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Sargent & Lundy, Slattery
Quick facts: This plant is owned by New York Power Authority. Output restricted to 79.5 MW. Part of a $510mn deployment of 11 gas turbines in New York City to address reliability issues.

Photograph courtesy of New York Power Authority
Posted 9 Jul 2005

Narrows
Location: NY
Operator: US Power Generating Co
Configuration: 16 X 21 MW 5001NPB gas turbines
Operation: 1972
Fuel: kerosene, natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
Quick Facts: Narrows is the second and smaller of two barge-mounted power plants serving the New York metropolitan area. Narrows has black-start capacility and is an integral part of the City's power system emergency restoration plan. The peaking facility was part of a $550mn asset purchase from Consolidated Edison that closed in Aug 1999. The site is about 1mi south south of Gowanus along the east side of Upper New York Bay. A Power Plant Trading Card was made for this plant.

Photograph courtesy of US Power Generating Co
Posted 1 Dec 2013

Pinelawn
Location: NY
Operator: J-Power USA Generation LP
Configuration: 800-MW, 1+1 CCGT with LM6000 PC Sprint gas turbine
Operation: 2005
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: IST
T/G supplier: GE, DDIT
EPC: Sigma Energy, Frank Lill & Son, Fresh Meadow Mechanical, Peter Scalamandre & Sons
Quick facts: This CCGT project is in Bethpage's solid-waste complex and includes a five cell Marley cooling tower, a Turbine Air Systems chiller package, and gas compressor. It was originally developed by a JV of DiFazio Electric Inc and Harbert Power LLC. Pinelawn was acquired by J-POWER in Dec 2008 from affiliates of Harbinger Independent Power Fund II, DiFazio Electric, and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.

Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Posted 24 Apr 2010

Charles Poletti-2
Location: NY
Operator: New York Power Authority
Configuration: 500-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2005
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: NEM
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Sargent & Lundy, L&T-S&L, GE, Skansa
Quick facts: This plant went online in Dec 2005 on a very compact 7ac parcel comprisng part of a 47ac site adjacent to the retired Poletti generating unit at Astoria. The property, in the northwest corner of Queens and overlooking the East River, has been used for electricity generation, fuel storage and related industrial purposes since 1905.

Photograph courtesy of New York Power Authority
Posted 9 Jul 2005

Shoreham Energy
Location: NY
Operator: J-Power USA
Configuration: 2 X 40 MW LM6000 Sprint gas turbines
Operation: 2002
Fuel: jet fuel
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Modern Continental, Fresh Meadows Mechanical Corp
Quick facts: In Jun 2009, J-Power agreed to acquire this plant from owners PPL Corp and John Hancock Life Insurance.

Photograph courtesy of J-Power
Posted 7 Aug 2010

Ravenswood 40
Location: NY
Operator: TransCanada Energy
Configuration: 250-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Kawasaki
T/G supplier: GE, Alstom
EPC: Stone & Webster, Slattery Skansa
Quick facts: Due to the restricted size of the 2.5ac site, the 18-cell air cooled condenser was located on the roof of the facility.

Photograph courtesy of Power
Posted 15 Aug 2004

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