Gateway Generating Station

Mt. Enterprise, TX

Overview

The Gateway Generation Station is an 845-megawatt (MW), natural gas, combined-cycle electric generating station located near Mt. Enterprise in Rusk County, Texas. Gateway consists of three General Electric (GE) Frame 7FA gas turbine generators, three heat recovery steam generators and one General Electric steam turbine.

Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. (Shell) currently purchases the entire power output. incorporating the plant into its regional supply portfolio and selling the power on a merchant basis within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) distribution grid and to markets in the Eastern Interconnected Grid, such as the Southwest Power Pool (SPP). Natural gas to fuel the plant. which can power up to 845,000 homes, is supplied by Shell. The plant also has the ability to generate power using fuel oil.


Gateway Generating Station

Mt. Enterprise, TX

Location:

7589 State Hwy 315
Mt. Enterprise, TX 75681

Type:

Natural Gas, Combined-Cycle

Nominal Capacity:

845 MW

Commercial Operation Date:

2001

DGC Role:

Ownership

DGC Ownership:

27.8%

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