Owner: Competitive Power Ventures
Location: Oxford, CT
EPC Contractor: Gemma Power Systems, LLC
Design Engineer: POWER Engineers
The CPV Towantic Energy Center is a 785 MW combined-cycle electric generating facility in Woodruff Hill Industrial Park in Oxford, Conn.
The CPV Towantic facility is a 2×1 combined cycle project composed of two General Electric 7HA.01 combustion turbine generators, two heat recovery steam generators and one steam turbine generator. The primary fuel will be clean natural gas; however, the plant will be capable of operation on ultra-low sulfur distillate fuel oil.
A limited notice to proceed was received on Dec. 1, 2015 and full notice to proceed was received on March 11, 2016. Substantial completion was achieved on May 7, 2018 and the facility entered commercial operation May 21, 2018.