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washington parish energy center 

The Washington Parish Energy Center is a 361-megawatt natural gas-fired peaking power plant under construction approximately 60 miles north of New Orleans on a partially developed site Calpine has owned since 2001.  This simple-cycle power plant is being developed pursuant to an agreement with Entergy Louisiana, which will purchase the plant upon completion in 2021 for a fixed payment to reimburse construction costs plus an associated premium.  

Location:Bogalusa, LA
Commercial Operation Date:
Calpine Net Interest Baseload (MW):0 megawatts
Calpine Net Interest With Peaking (MW):361 megawatts
Ownership:Calpine 100%
Technology:Natural gas-fired