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Gateway Generating Station

A new combined-cycle generation plant built to reduce regional reliance on aging facilities and designed with safety and efficiency at the forefront.

Gateway Generating Station

We were retained to provide full engineering, procurement, construction and startup services for PG&E’s 530 (net) MW Gateway 2x1 Combined Cycle Plant. Black & Veatch completed the engineering and procurement, and BVCI managed construction using local subcontractors. 

Overview

The Gateway Generating Station, located in Antioch, California, was PG&E’s first new generation project. The gas-fired plant is a 2x1 combined cycle unit, consisting of two GE model PG7241FA combustion turbine generators, two Vogt-Nem 3 pressure reheat HRSGs and a single GE D11 steam turbine generator rated at approximately 190MW. 

Our work scope included:

  • Erection of owner furnished combustion turbine/generators, steam turbine/generator, 3 pressure HRSGs, Combustion Turbine Air Inlet Chiller System, and generator step-up transformers.
  • Furnish and erection of the Balance of Plant equipment (mechanical and electrical), 36 Cell Air Cooled Condenser, plant substation and interconnecting transmission line.