P4G – Sandersville Coal Fired Power Plant 850 MW – Georgia - Project Profile
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The Power4Georgians (P4G) is planning to undertake the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Washington County, Georgia, the US.
The project involves the construction of an 850MW supercritical, pulverized coal-fired base load Greenfield power generating facility on a 647.49ha area.
The project includes the construction of a coal washing unit, raw water storage tanks, switch yard for power evacuation, a powerhouse and other related infrastructure, the installation of turbines and generators, and the laying of 43.45km water transmission pipeline and power transmission lines.
The coal will be imported from Illinois, and Powder River Basin in Wyoming. The water required for the plant to be drawn primarily from the Oconee River and secondarily from the Cretaceous Aquifer.
On August 25, 2009, Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GEPD) issued draft permits for Plant. However, GEPD issued final permit in April 2010.
Allied Energy Services LLC has been appointed as project developer, AMEC Foster Wheeler Plc (formerly MACTEC) as environmental & engineering consultant, Cookerly Public Relations for public relations, Energy Consulting Group for power marketing and land acquisition, King & Spalding LLP and Andrews Kurth LLP as legal advisors, Croy Engineering as mapping and survey engineer, Black Acre LLC as fuel (Coal) consultant and Fluor Corporation for permitting-engineering and project estimates.
In April 2012, P4G and Taylor Energy Fund L.P had signed an agreement for the development and funding.
In August 2012, P4G secured had all the permits for the development of the project.
On August 23, 2012, Black & Veatch Holding Company (B&V) was appointed as the owner's engineer. The scope of the work includes engineering design, preliminary specification and bid work.
In April 2013, P4G filed a request for status determination and in November 2013, P4G withdrew the request without explanation.
On April 12, 2013, P4G signed contracts for undisclosed amounts to purchase and erect a coal-burning boiler at the proposed Plant Washington near Sandersville.
IHI Corp has been appointed as the supply contractor and Zachry Industrial Inc. of Texas had been appointed as the construction contractor.
On June 14, 2013, a public meeting was held by the Washington County chapter of the NAACP.
On October 15, 2014, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) granted an extra 18 months air permit extension, until April 14, 2016, to begin project construction under a current air permit to P4G. However, the air permit expired.
In March 2015, water discharge permit had expired, however, 30 days extension was given but P4G missed that deadline as well.
In June 2015, forensic audit report was developed on the project and described it as “dormant".
On August 3, 2015, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the project did not receive the Carbon Pollution Standards approval.
In April 2016, P4G requested Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) asking for extension of its deadline for the commencement of construction works as the air permits for the project expired on April 14, 2016.
Project is facing delayed due to environmental permit issues.
The project involves the construction of a 850MW supercritical, pulverized coal-fired base load Greenfield power generating facility on 647.49ha of land at Sandersville in Georgia, the US.
The US$2,100 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a powerhouse
2. Construction of a chimney stack
3. Construction of a desalination facility
4. Construction of a substation
5. Construction of switchyard for power evacuation
6. Construction of a coal washing unit
7. Construction of raw water storage tanks
8. Laying of transmission lines
9. Installation of turbines
10. Installation of generators
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