Owner: DeSoto County Power (a Progress Energy Company)
Location: Arcadia, FL
EPC Contractor: Gemma Power Systems, LLC
Design Engineer: Careba Power Engineers
The DeSoto County Power Project is a peaking plant consisting of two dual-fuel General Electric 7FA combustion turbines equipped with inlet fogging systems for power enhancement.
Gemma’s EPC scope of work included complete plant design and construction, from site development through substation construction and electrical interconnection. Construction began in July 2001 and substantial completion was achieved in April 2002.