Pittsfield Generating Facility

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Pittsfield Generating Facility
CountryUnited States
LocationPittsfield, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°27′23″N 73°13′03″W / 42.4564°N 73.2176°W / 42.4564; -73.2176Coordinates: 42°27′23″N 73°13′03″W / 42.4564°N 73.2176°W / 42.4564; -73.2176
StatusActive
Commission dateAugust 29, 1990
Owner(s)Maxim Power
Power generation
Primary fuelnatural gas/fuel oil
Units operational3 GE Frame 6B
Nameplate capacity170 megawatts
 
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Pittsfield Generating Facility
CountryUnited States
LocationPittsfield, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°27′23″N 73°13′03″W / 42.4564°N 73.2176°W / 42.4564; -73.2176Coordinates: 42°27′23″N 73°13′03″W / 42.4564°N 73.2176°W / 42.4564; -73.2176
StatusActive
Commission dateAugust 29, 1990
Owner(s)Maxim Power
Power generation
Primary fuelnatural gas/fuel oil
Units operational3 GE Frame 6B
Nameplate capacity170 megawatts

Pittsfield Generating Facility is a Natural Gas or oil fired station in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, built and operated by Pittsfield Generating Company, LP (a subsidiary of Maxim Power.[1] The plant is under a Reliability Must Run Agreement with ISO New England that requires the plant to be available to run at any time when needed by the regional grid operator.

Description[edit]

The plant consists of 3 GE Frame 6B 40 MW gas turbines running off of natural gas but capable of using fuel oil that feed a common 60 MW heat recovery steam generator.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Overview of Pittsfield Generating Company, LP". Company snapshot. Businessweek. Retrieved 2012-08-25. 
  2. ^ "Pittsfield Generating Company LP, Massachusetts". Maxum Energy. Retrieved 2012-08-25. 
  3. ^ "Letter from EPA". Letter from EPA. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY. Retrieved 2012-08-25.