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Plant Capacity Location Established
Urquhart Station 650 MW Beech Island, SC 1953
Jasper Generating Plant 875 MW Jasper County, SC 2004
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Jasper Generating Plant

How a Combustion Turbine Plant Works

  1. The combustion of natural gas forces turbine blades to spin.
  2. The spinning turbine is attached to a generator, which produces electricity.
  3. In a combined-cycle plant, exhaust heat is used to create steam. The steam turns an additional turbine and generator to produce more electricity.
  4. Steam is cooled in a condenser by water from a nearby river or lake. The condensed water returns to the plant and the cycle is repeated.