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Auburndale Peaking Energy Center

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The Auburndale Peaking Energy Center is located in Auburndale, Florida.  

The facility is designed to respond quickly to generate electricity during times of peak demand.  It is interconnected via the Tampa Electric transmission grid.  The facility can utilize either natural gas or distillate fuel for optimum reliability.

Location:Auburndale, FL
Commercial Operation Date:August 2002
Calpine Net Interest Baseload (MW):0 megawatts
Calpine Net Interest With Peaking (MW):117 megawatts
Ownership:Calpine 100%
Technology:Natural gas-fired, simple-cycle
Turbines:Siemens Westinghouse combustion