Combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant breaks ground

Dominion Virginia Power officially broke ground May 31 for its 1,300 MW Warren County Power Station, a $1.1 billion combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant being built in Virginia.

Construction began in early March 2012 and the plant is expected to begin commercial operation in late 2014. Warren County Energy Partners, a consortium of Zachry and Burns & McDonnell, are the engineering, procurement and construction contractors on the plant.

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