Cordova (United States)
Generation, Natural Gas-fueled
The Project
The Cordova Energy Center, located in Illinois, is a natural gas-fueled combined-cycle generation plant owned by Cordova Energy Company LLC., an indirect subsidiary of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company. The facility’s net capacity is approximately 537 megawatts. Cordova Energy Center has contracted to sell its output to Constellation Energy Commodities Group. Although the Constellation Group has the right to purchase all of the plant's capacity and energy until December 2019, Cordova Energy Center retains the option to sell 50 percent of its output to other marketers.

Owner/Operator
The Cordova facility is owned by Cordova Energy Company LLC., an indirect subsidiary of MidAmerican Renewables, LLC, and is operated by CalEnergy Generation Operating Company, a subsidiary of MidAmerican Renewables, LLC.

Fuel Source:
Natural gas
Location:
Cordova, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Commercial Operation:
June 2001
Capacity:
Approximately 537 net MW
Turbines:
Two gas turbine generators (Siemens Westinghouse)
One steam turbine generator (Toshiba)
Two heat-recovery steam generators (Deltak)