Latest project in series of contracts to build 3000 MW of generation
in five states
Gemma Power Systems, LLC (GPS) has received Full Notice to Proceed
(FNTP) to commence activities under an Engineering, Procurement and
Construction (EPC) services contract with NTE Ohio LLC, an affiliate of
NTE Energy, to construct a 475 MW state-of-the-art natural gas-fired
power plant in Middletown, OH.
The Ohio project is one of two similar projects awarded to GPS by NTE;
the second project, also a 475 MW facility, is located in Kings
Mountain, NC for NTE Carolinas LLC.
The NTE projects are the latest in a series of major power plant
construction contracts awarded to Gemma in the past few months. GPS
currently has EPC contracts to construct nearly 3000 MW of natural
gas-fired generation in five states.
The Middletown Energy Center project is scheduled to be completed in the
second quarter of 2018. The Kings Mountain Energy Center project is
anticipated to be released in October and will be complete later in 2018.
“We’re pleased to be working with NTE on this state-of-the-art facility
and look forward to delivering a great project experience for them,”
said William F. Griffin Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Gemma Power
The Middletown Energy Center project will employ approximately 300 craft
workers at the peak of construction and provide 30 permanent jobs for
Both NTE projects feature an advanced Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
Americas M501GAC combustion turbine generator, a Vogt Power
International supplementary-fired heat recovery steam generator and a
Toshiba America Energy Systems steam turbine generator.
About Gemma Power Systems
Gemma Power Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Argan
Inc. (NYSE: AGX), is a leading Engineering, Procurement and
Construction (EPC) company providing innovative solutions for the power
and renewable energy industry. Our wide-ranging and comprehensive
experience includes 11,000 MW of installed capacity including combined
cycle and simple cycle gas turbine generating plants, biomass, solar
facilities, wind farms, biofuel plants and environmental facilities.
Additional information about Gemma Power Systems can be found at www.gemmapower.com.
Follow Gemma on Twitter @gemma.
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(October 5, 2015 - 10:54 AM EDT)
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