The Commissioning Of Panda Patriot Generating Station Was Celebrated Today In Montgomery, PA. The 829 MW Natural Gas Fired Power Plant Was Constructed By Gemma Power Systems, LLC Of Glastonbury, CT. (Photo: Business Wire)
Gemma Power Systems, LLC (GPS), together with representatives of Panda Power Funds and local and state officials, today celebrated the commissioning of the Panda Patriot Generating Station.
Gemma Power Systems, LLC (GPS), together with representatives of Panda Power Funds and local and state officials, today celebrated the commissioning of the Panda Patriot Generating Station. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161116005091/en/
The Commissioning of Panda Patriot Generating Station was celebrated today in Montgomery, PA. The 829 MW natural gas fired power plant was constructed by Gemma Power Systems, LLC of Glastonbury, CT. (Photo: Business Wire)
The power plant, located in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, is an 829 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle facility that was completed in June. Since then, it has been providing clean, reliable electric power to more than a million electric customers. Panda Patriot, and its sister plant, the Panda Liberty Generating Station, are the first such plants to be developed specifically to take advantage of the Marcellus Shale Gas formation. Gemma Power Systems, LLC through a joint venture with The Lane Construction Corporation, was the Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) contractor for the project. "Clean, reliable and affordable energy is vital to a thriving economy. We are proud to play a role in securing the energy independence of this region and our nation," said William F. Griffin, Jr., GPS Chief Executive Officer. "On behalf of the men and women of Gemma Power Systems, we congratulate Panda Power on the completion of this state-of-the-art energy facility and the benefits it brings to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania," Griffin said. The Patriot and Liberty facilities are the first United States installations of the Siemens H-class combustion turbines in single-shaft configuration. The single shaft power train design makes the plant among the most flexible and efficient natural gas fired generating plants in the Unites States. Power Engineers provided detailed engineering and design services for the projects as Gemma's engineering partner.