FGE Texas I

FGE Texas

Triple Bottom Line Highlights

Economic Highlights

  • The FGE Texas Project (FGE Texas I and FGE Texas II) represents over $1.2 billion of direct investment in Mitchell County and the State of Texas
  • The FGE Texas Project will create 1,442 MW of electric generation capacity, creating enough electricity to power over 1.5 million Texas homes
  • Interconnects at Morgan Creek Substation, with access to both North and West ERCOT zones
  • Delivers high efficiency and high flexibility power to meet current and future power supply challenges across Texas helping foster both short and long term economic growth

Social Highlights

  • The FGE Texas Project (FGE Texas I and FGE Texas II) represents over $1.2 billion of direct and indirect expenditures, over $100 million of additional tax revenue for the county's tax authorities, and $5 million in annual wages for the facility's employees
  • FGE Texas will create over 600 jobs during construction and over 30 permanent staff positions once fully operational (across Phase I and Phase II)
  • Will provide technical job training opportunities in partnership with local and regional colleges/universities

Environmental Highlights

  • Siemens SCC6-5000F power island represents the latest and most efficient technology, delivering one of the cleanest natural gas-fueled power plants in the United States and highest efficiency rating in the ERCOT market and the State of Texas
  • FGE Texas uses a hybrid cooling system which reduces water consumption by 70% and sources water solely from brackish wells and community effluent wastewater, providing for more sustainable use of water resources
  • Interconnects at Morgan Creek Substation, with access to both North and West ERCOT zones
  • Direct and indirect reduction in carbon pollution with reliance on clean Texas natural gas and with ability to support greater wind and solar resources across ERCOT

Facility Facts:

  • Overview: 721MW Phase of Two-Phase 1,442MW CCGT Facility
  • Location: Mitchell County, Texas
  • Capacity: 721MW
  • Type: High Efficiency, Super-Low Emission Combined-Cycle Power Generation Station
  • Technology: Siemens SCC6-5000F Power Island, Utilizing SGT6-5000F(5ee) Gas Turbines
  • Fuel: Texas-sourced Clean Natural Gas
  • Initial Operations: Q1 2020

FGE Texas I - Partners

FGE is partnering with globally recognized, best-in-class international companies for the design, manufacture, construction, and operations of our power generation projects.

Key Partners for FGE Texas I include:

  • BlackRock
  • Siemens Energy
  • SNC-Lavalin Constructors
  • Consolidated Asset Management Services (CAMS)
  • EDF Trading
  • SWCA
  • Protos Energy
  • State of Texas & Governor's Office of Economic Development
  • Mitchell County & Mitchell County Board of Economic Development
  • City of Colorado City
  • Westbrook ISD
  • Mitchell County Hospital District
  • Lone Wold Groundwater Conservation District