FGE Eagle Pines

Economic Highlights:

  • The FGE Eagle Pines Project (FGE Eagle Pines I, FGE Eagle Pines II, and FGE
    Eagle Pines III) represents over $2.1 billion of direct investment in Cherokee County
    and the State of Texas
  • The FGE Eagle Pines Project will create 3,450 MW of capacity, of electric generation
    capacity, creating enough electricity to power over 3.5 million Texas homes
  • 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

Social Highlights:

  • The FGE Eagle Pines Project represents over $2.1 billion of direct and indirect
    expenditures, over $200 million of additional tax revenue for the county’s tax
    authorities, and $5 million in annual wages for the facility’s employees
  • The FGE Eagle Pines Project will create over 800 jobs during construction and over
    40 permanent staff positions once fully operational (across Phase I, Phase II and
    Phase III)

Environmental Highlights:

  • FGE Eagle Pines will be one of the largest and most efficient facilities in the State of
    Texas, eliminating the need for numerous older and less environmentally friendly
    generation assets
  • Awarded largest Air Permit in State history by the Texas Commission on
    Environmental Quality
  • FGE Eagle Pines will utilize non-potable water supply for cooling system, allowing
    for drastically increased operational efficiency versus an air-cooled configuration
    while minimizing any impact on local water resources

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