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Wilkes Power Plant

Frank M. Wilkes Power Plant is a base load, natural gas fired, electrical power station located northwest of Jefferson, Texas in Marion County, Texas.

All three units use natural gas shipped via pipeline. The power plant is named after former Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) president Frank M. Wilkes.

Units

Unit Capacity Commissioning Notes
1 182 MW (natural gas) 1964 CE (Combustion Engineering Boiler tilt tangential firing) and GE turbine/generator
2 351 MW (natural gas) B&W (Babcock and Wilcox Boiler) and GE turbine/generator
3 351 MW (natural gas) B&W (Babcock and Wilcox Boiler) and GE turbine/generator

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External links

  • http://www.AEP.com/

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