Brunswick County Power Station

Brunswick County

Freeman, VA
Powers 340,000 homes

Brief Facts

  • Net generating capacity is 1,358 megawatts.
  • Began service in April, 2016.
  • Fueled by natural gas.
  • Combined-cycle technology uses 3 combustion turbines that generate 280 megawatts each.
  • The super heated air from the combustion turbines is used to generate steam that produces another 470 megawatts on a steam turbine.
  • The completed station employs 43 people.
  • The station is expected to pay Brunswick County more than $4 million a year in property taxes.
  • In the first full year of operation, we expect fuel savings of about $96 million. Fuel savings will continue over time.
  • An additional $1 billion in customer savings is expected over the life of the station, compared with the next-best option for supplying power.