Location

Waldorf, Maryland

System Information

  • 2x1 combined-cycle power plant
  • Featuring two GE fast-start 7F 5-series gas turbines
    and a D-11A steam turbine with associated generators

Total Installed Capacity

745 MW

Supply Capacity

700,000 Homes

Investment

$775 million

Local and Regional Employment

  • 22 full-time plant staff and approximately 75 ancillary jobs
  • 600 union labor workers over 30-month construction period

In Operation Since

February 2017

Project Overview

The CPV St. Charles Energy Center generates enough reliable electricity on average to power more than 700,000 Maryland homes and offset carbon dioxide emissions equivalent of taking more than 795,000 cars off the road each year. Through our use of General Electric’s (GE) advanced power generation technology, CPV St. Charles provides safe, reliable, cost-effective and environmentally responsible power for MD. CPV St. Charles pairs well with less reliable power sources like wind and solar because it provides a backstop to maintain grid reliability when the wind or sun cuts out.

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