Choctaw Generation LP / Red Hills Power Plant

choctaw-generationLocation: Ackerman, Mississippi

Lessee: Choctaw Generation LP, LLLP

Lessor: SE Choctaw, LLC

Electric Customer: Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

PURENERGY Roles: Asset Manager

Services Provided: Asset Management

Size: 440 MW

Fuel: Lignite Coal

Equipment: Twin Alstom Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) boilers fueled primarily by local Mississippi lignite supply steam to a common Toshiba steam turbine generator.

Description: Choctaw Generation LP leases and operates the Red Hills Power Plant. The plant supplies electricity to the Tennessee Valley Authority under a 30 year power purchase agreement. CFB design and operational controls keep emissions low while burning a low cost stable fuel supply. The plant provides jobs and beneficial economic impact to the local community from both the power plant and the adjacent mine, whose lignite output is 100% dedicated to the power plant.