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Brazos Valley Power Plant

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The Brazos Valley Power Plant is a highly efficient combined-cycle facility located in Richmond, Texas.  Two combustion turbines are routed to two heat recovery steam generators, which provide steam to one steam turbine.

This merchant power plant is a Bronze-level member in the Clean Texas Program, sponsored by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Clean Texas provides recognition for companies that serve as leaders among Texas workplaces that seek to achieve significant environmental results, create environmental awareness and protect air, water and land resources in Texas.

Location:Richmond, TX
Commercial Operation Date:May 2003
Calpine Net Interest Baseload (MW):523 megawatts
Calpine Net Interest With Peaking (MW):609 megawatts
Ownership:Calpine 100%
Technology:Natural gas-fired, combined-cycle
Turbines:GE combustion and steam
NERC Region:TRE