Tuesday, January 09, 2007

New 600-MW Calpine Plant Is A Go.

Calpine announced Friday that it has executed a ten-year tolling agreement with PG&E for the Russell City Energy Center, a proposed 600-MW, electric generating station to be built near Hayward, California.

The plant is a joint venture with GE, with Calpine owning 65% and GE 35%. Calpine plans to commence construction of the gas-fired facility by spring 2008, with commercial operations to start by June 2010.

Calpine Builds Momentum for Bay Area Power Plant [Energy Online]