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Garrison Energy Center

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The newest plant in Calpine’s fleet, the Garrison Energy Center is a 309-megawatt combined-cycle electric generating facility built to enhance reliability for Delaware and the regional power market. The energy center is located in the Garrison Oak Technological Park in Dover, Delaware, on a site that will accommodate the addition of another 309 megawatts of generation capacity should market conditions warrant.

The plant employs highly efficient combined-cycle technology with advanced environmental controls. Combined-cycle power plants are 40 percent more fuel efficient than plants employing older technologies, making them both cost-effective and low-carbon sources of electricity.
Location:Dover, DE
Commercial Operation Date:June 2015
Calpine Net Interest Baseload (MW):273 megawatts
Calpine Net Interest With Peaking (MW):309 megawatts
Ownership:Calpine 100%
Technology:Natural gas-fired, combined-cycle
Turbines:GE combustion and steam
NERC Region:RFC