Orca

103 Orca Road, Cordova, AK 99574

Plant Summary Information

Orca is ranked #14 out of 87 distillate fuel oil power plants in Alaska in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

Orca is comprised of 5 generators and generated 2.1 GWh during the 3-month period between September 2022 to December 2022.

Plant NameOrca
Utility NameCordova Electric Coop, Inc
LocationChugach Census Area, AK
Initial Operation DateOctober 1984
Last Update Dec 2022
Annual Generation 7.5 GWh
Annual Consumption 84.7 k MMBtu
Ranked #6,726 out of 11,265 Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #162 out of 1,268 Distillate Fuel Oil Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #60 out of 129 Alaska Power Plants
Ranked #14 out of 87 Alaska Distillate Fuel Oil Power Plants
Fuel Types Distillate Fuel Oil

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Orca Details

Summary Information
Plant NameOrca (789)
Plant Address103 Orca Road Cordova, AK 99574
UtilityCordova Electric Coop, Inc (40215)
Latitude, Longitude60.55589, -145.75298
Generation Dates on FileJan 2001 to Dec 2022
Initial Operation DateOctober 1984
Annual Generation 7.5 GWh
Fuel Types Distillate Fuel Oil
 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Information
FERC Cogeneration StatusNo
FERC Small Power Producer StatusNo
FERC Exempt Wholesale Generator StatusNo
Regulatory Information
Regulatory StatusRegulated
NERC Region
Balancing Authority ()
NAICS CodeUtilities (22)
Sector Electric Utility (1)
Water Source
Ash Impoundment No
Transmission / Distribution OwnerCordova Electric Coop, Inc (40215) AK
Grid Voltage 13.00 kV
Energy StorageNo

Generator 3 Details Operating October 1984

TechnologyPetroleum Liquids
Prime MoverInternal Combustion Engine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity2.5 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.8
Summer Capacity2.5 MW
Winter Capacity2.5 MW
Minimum Load1.5 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateOctober 1984
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceDistillate Fuel Oil
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full Load10M
Multiple FuelsNo
Cofire FuelsNo

Generator 4 Details Operating October 1984

TechnologyPetroleum Liquids
Prime MoverInternal Combustion Engine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity2.4 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.8
Summer Capacity2.4 MW
Winter Capacity2.4 MW
Minimum Load1.4 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateOctober 1984
Planned RetirementApril 2024
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceDistillate Fuel Oil
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full Load10M
Multiple FuelsNo
Cofire FuelsNo
Switch Between Oil And Natural GasNo

Generator 5 Details OA March 2000

TechnologyPetroleum Liquids
Prime MoverInternal Combustion Engine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity1.1 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.8
Summer Capacity1.1 MW
Winter Capacity1.1 MW
Minimum Load0.7 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOA
First Operation DateMarch 2000
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceDistillate Fuel Oil
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full Load10M
Multiple FuelsNo
Cofire FuelsNo
Switch Between Oil And Natural GasNo

Generator 7 Details Operating July 2009

TechnologyPetroleum Liquids
Prime MoverInternal Combustion Engine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity3.6 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.8
Summer Capacity3.6 MW
Winter Capacity3.6 MW
Minimum Load2.2 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateJuly 2009
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceDistillate Fuel Oil
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full Load10M
Multiple FuelsNo
Cofire FuelsNo
Switch Between Oil And Natural GasNo

Generator 6A Details Operating June 2023

TechnologyPetroleum Liquids
Prime MoverInternal Combustion Engine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity1.5 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.8
Summer Capacity1.5 MW
Winter Capacity1.5 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateJune 2023
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceDistillate Fuel Oil
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full Load10M

Orca Plant Owners

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