Elgin energy center

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Elgin energy center is an operating power station of at least 540-megawatts (MW) in Elgin, Cook, Illinois, United States.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Elgin energy center Elgin, Cook, Illinois, United States 42.00006, -88.24457 (exact)[1]

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit CT01, Unit CT02, Unit CT03, Unit CT04: 42.00006, -88.24457

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit CT01 operating[2] gas[3] 135[4] gas turbine[5] no[1] 2002[1]
Unit CT02 operating[6] gas[7] 135[8] gas turbine[9] no[1] 2002[1]
Unit CT03 operating[10] gas[11] 135[12] gas turbine[13] no[1] 2002[1]
Unit CT04 operating[14] gas[15] 135[16] gas turbine[17] no[1] 2002[1]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit CT01 Elgin Energy Center LLC[18][19] Carlyle Group LP
Unit CT02 Elgin Energy Center LLC[20][19] Carlyle Group LP
Unit CT03 Elgin Energy Center LLC[21][19] Carlyle Group LP
Unit CT04 Elgin Energy Center LLC[22][19] Carlyle Group LP

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 "U.S. Energy Information Administration, Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory (November 2019)". Archived from the original on June 12, 2020. Retrieved September 10, 2021.
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