Exira

3429 Jay Ave, Brayton, IA 50042

Plant Summary Information

Exira is ranked #7 out of 48 natural gas power plants in Iowa in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

Exira is comprised of 3 generators and generated 58.1 GWh during the 3-month period between September 2022 to December 2022.

Plant NameExira
Utility NameWestern Minnesota Mun Pwr Agny
LocationAudubon County, IA
Initial Operation DateApril 2004
Last Update Dec 2022
Annual Generation 166.1 GWh
Annual Consumption 1.7 M MMBtu
Ranked #2,547 out of 11,265 Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #789 out of 2,188 Natural Gas Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #89 out of 265 Iowa Power Plants
Ranked #7 out of 48 Iowa Natural Gas Power Plants
Fuel Types Natural Gas : 95.7% Distillate Fuel Oil : 4.3%

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Monthly Net Generation for Exira

Exira Details

Summary Information
Plant NameExira (56013)
Plant Address3429 Jay Ave Brayton, IA 50042
UtilityWestern Minnesota Mun Pwr Agny (20421)
Latitude, Longitude41.51437, -94.91973
Generation Dates on FileJan 2005 to Dec 2022
Initial Operation DateApril 2004
Annual Generation 166.1 GWh
Fuel Types Natural Gas : 95.7% Distillate Fuel Oil : 4.3%
 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Information
FERC Cogeneration StatusNo
FERC Small Power Producer StatusNo
FERC Exempt Wholesale Generator StatusNo
Regulatory Information
Regulatory StatusRegulated
NERC RegionMRO
Balancing AuthorityMidcontinent Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.. (MISO)
NAICS CodeUtilities (22)
Sector Electric Utility (1)
Water SourceWells
Ash Impoundment
Transmission / Distribution OwnerWAPA-- Western Area Power Administration (27000) MT
Grid Voltage 161.00 kV
Energy StorageNo
 
Natural Gas Information
Pipeline Name NORTHERN NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas StorageNo

Generator U1 Details Operating April 2004

TechnologyNatural Gas Fired Combustion Turbine
Prime MoverCombustion Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity60.5 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.85
Summer Capacity46.7 MW
Winter Capacity46.7 MW
Minimum Load25 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateApril 2004
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNatural Gas / Distillate Fuel Oil
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full Load1H
Multiple FuelsYes
Cofire FuelsYes
Switch Between Oil And Natural GasYes
Multifuel Details
Cofire Energy SourceDFO / NG
Switch When OperatingYes
Net Summer Capacity With Natural Gas46.48 MW
Net Winter Capacity With Natural Gas46.67 MW
Net Summer Capacity With Oil46.48 MW
Net Winter Capacity With Oil46.67 MW
Time To Switch From Gas To Oil1H
Time To Switch From Oil To Gas1H
Factors That Limit SwitchingYes
Storage LimitsYes
Other LimitsYes

Generator U2 Details Operating May 2004

TechnologyNatural Gas Fired Combustion Turbine
Prime MoverCombustion Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity60.5 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.85
Summer Capacity46.7 MW
Winter Capacity46.7 MW
Minimum Load25 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateMay 2004
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNatural Gas / Distillate Fuel Oil
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full Load1H
Multiple FuelsYes
Cofire FuelsYes
Switch Between Oil And Natural GasYes
Multifuel Details
Cofire Energy SourceDFO / NG
Switch When OperatingYes
Net Summer Capacity With Natural Gas46.48 MW
Net Winter Capacity With Natural Gas46.67 MW
Net Summer Capacity With Oil46.48 MW
Net Winter Capacity With Oil46.67 MW
Time To Switch From Gas To Oil1H
Time To Switch From Oil To Gas1H
Factors That Limit SwitchingYes
Storage LimitsYes
Other LimitsYes

Generator U3 Details Operating April 2007

TechnologyNatural Gas Fired Combustion Turbine
Prime MoverCombustion Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity60.5 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.85
Summer Capacity46.7 MW
Winter Capacity46.7 MW
Minimum Load25 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateApril 2007
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNatural Gas / Distillate Fuel Oil
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full Load1H
Multiple FuelsYes
Cofire FuelsYes
Switch Between Oil And Natural GasYes
Multifuel Details
Cofire Energy SourceNG / DFO
Switch When OperatingYes
Net Summer Capacity With Natural Gas46.48 MW
Net Winter Capacity With Natural Gas46.67 MW
Net Summer Capacity With Oil46.48 MW
Net Winter Capacity With Oil46.67 MW
Time To Switch From Gas To Oil1H
Time To Switch From Oil To Gas1H
Factors That Limit SwitchingYes
Storage LimitsYes
Other LimitsYes

Exira Plant Owners

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