Duke Energy increases Mississippi peaking capacity

Duke Energy North America and Duke/Fluor Daniel are constructing two power plants in Mississippi totalling 1280mw. Each plant will produce 640mw of peaking capacity. The first will be located in the town of Enterprise, Clarke County, and the second in Southaven, De Soto County. Construction for the two plants started this spring and both are expected to be complete by June 2002. The plants will both utilise eight General Electric Frame 7EA combustion turbine/generator sets each capable of producing 80mw.

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