LPEC – La Paloma Energy Center 730 MW – Texas - Project Profile
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La Paloma Energy Center LLC (LPEC) is planning to undertake the construction of a gas-fired power plant in Harlingen, Texas, the US.
The project involves construction of a 730MW gas-fired power plant on 32.3ha of land, including two units of 230MW each and another unit of 270MW.
It includes the construction of a powerhouse, a substation, turbine bases and other related facilities, the installation of generators, two Siemens air-cooled combustion turbine generators and one Siemens hydrogen-cooled steam turbine generator and power related facilities, and the laying of transmission lines.
The project features two natural gas-fired combined cycle combustion turbines, each exhausting to a fired heat recovery steam generator.
Coronado Power Ventures LLC and Bechtel Construction Company have been appointed as associate developers and LCG Consulting as the environmental consultant. In November 2012, LPEC secured planning consent for the project implementation.
In May 2013, Becon Construction Company, a subsidiary of Bechtel was appointed as general contractor. In November 2013, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued the preliminary construction permit.
In April 2014, LPEC secured a greenhouse gas permit. As of May 2014, LPEC was considering three turbine models each producing different maximum base load power.
On June 22, 2016, LPEC filed an application to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) with some amendments, however, the final approval on the amended application is yet to be obtained.
The construction work on the project will initiate following the consent from the FERC and will be concluded in 24 months from the start of construction.
The project involves the construction of a 730MW gas-fired power plant on 32.3ha of land, including two units of 230MW each and another unit of 270MW at Harlingen Industrial Park in Harlingen, Texas, the US.
The US$650 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a powerhouse
2. Construction of a substation
3. Construction of turbine bases
4. Construction of other related facilities
5. Installation of generators
6. Installation of three Siemens turbines
7. Installation of power related facilities
8. Laying of transmission linesReasons To Buy