250-MW Peaker Plant Construction

Kennerdell, Pa.

Client / Owner
Handsome Lake Energy, LLC
Architect / Engineer
Sargent & Lundy, LLC
Graycor Industrial

Project Scope

Graycor completed construction of this 250-megawatt peaker plant in Kennerdell, Pennsylvania, for Handsome Lake Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of Constellation Power Source. The project plans called for the installation of five Pratt & Whitney Twin Pac combustion turbine generators at the plant, which operates during peak energy demands.

Major Equipment by Owner:

• 5 Pratt & Whitney Twin Pack turbines, generators and all engineering services

Major Equipment by Graycor:

• A control building, a switchyard, a 100,000-gallon Demin Tank and a 100,000-gallon raw water tank. Graycor furnished all construction services including final site work (final grading, seeding and asphalt paving).

Major S/C by Graycor:

• Mechanical piping and electrical. Startup and commissioning by Owner, supported by Graycor labor.