Owner: NTE Energy
Location: Cleveland County, NC
EPC Contractor: Gemma Power Systems, LLC
Design Engineer: Sargent & Lundy

The NTE Kings Mountain Energy Center is a 475 MW state-of-the-art natural gas-fired power plant facility in Cleveland County, North Carolina. The project features an advanced Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPSA) M501GAC combustion turbine generator (CTG), a Vogt Power International supplementary fired heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) and a Toshiba America Energy Systems steam turbine generator (STG).

Once complete, the Kings Mountain Energy Center will be capable of powering approximately 400,000 homes and represents an investment of over $440 million, providing numerous benefits to the surrounding communities and their economies.

An interim notice-to-proceed was received on Aug. 11, 2015 and final notice to proceed was received on March 11, 2016. Substantial Completion was achieved in August 2018.