TransCanada plant begins operations

TransCanada Corp. on May 3 announced that the US$500 million natural gas-fired Coolidge Generating Station is operational. The facility, which was completed on time and on budget, can provide 575 MW of power in 10 minutes on demand. Arizona-based utility Salt River Project has signed a 20-year power purchase arrangement to purchase all the power from the 12 turbine facility.

The project, which began in 2009, created hundreds of construction jobs at its peak and will result in 13 new full-time positions to operate and maintain the facility.

Read more gas-fired news and features

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...