Type of Facility: Highly-efficient, combined-cycle (2-on-1) natural gas electric generating station
Location: In Charles County, MD, on land zoned for industrial use, previously permitted for a power plant, between high-voltage transmission lines and next to a landfill and an asphalt plant
Capacity: Generating capacity of 725 MW, enough to power 700,000 homes
Facility On-Line: 2015/2016
Fuel: Natural Gas supplied by Dominion from either their Cove Point LNG terminal or their existing pipeline
Electrical Interconnection: The project site is adjacent to Pepco’s ROW containing four (Morgantown/Hawkins Gate to Talbert/Oakgrove) 230 kV circuits. CPV St. Charles requested interconnection to two of these four lines (23084 and 23086).
Cost: More than $500 million of private investment