Acquired on June 13, 2017, the Decatur Energy Center is a 795 megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation plant located in Decatur, Alabama.
Operates under a tolling agreement and is full contracted until the end of 2022.
The facility, which was developed, designed and constructed by Calpine, entered commercial operations in 2002 and operates in the Southeastern Electric Reliability Council (SERC) market.
The configuration of the combined cycle facility is a 3X1 comprised of three Siemens SGT6-5000FD2 combustion turbine generators, three Nooter Eriksen heat recovery steam generators, and a single Toshiba steam turbine generator. Emissions are controlled through selective catalytic reduction and a dry-low NOx combustion system.
The facility is located on property owned by Ascend Performance Materials LLC and has an agreement in place to provide demineralized water to Ascend.