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Start Date: 2015
Completion Date: 2016

NRG Canal Unit 3, Sandwich

Project Applicant: NRG Canal 3 Development, LLC
Project Location: 9 Freezer Road, Sandwich, MA
Project Description: Proposed construction of a new, highly efficient, fast-starting approximately 350-MW peak electric generating unit at the existing 52-acre Canal Generating Station site on Freezer Road in Sandwich, MA.  The project will include one simple-cycle combustion turbine with a net nominal electrical output of approximately 350-MW that will be equipped with state-of-the-art emission control technologies, including selective catalytic reduction and oxidation catalyst systems, a near-zero liquid discharge design to reduce water demand, and a comprehensive set of noise attenuation measures.

Physical project files are available for review at the Cape Cod Commission Office Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact the Front Desk for more information, 508-362-3828.

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518K pdf
Dec 05, 2016
EIR-DRI15016 Canal Unit 3 Dec 12-1-16
3225 MAIN STREETThe first substantive hearing on the Project was held on November 2, 2016 at 5:3opm in the Ocean Room of the Commission office located at …
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Sep 08, 2017
EIR-DRI15016 Canal Unit 3 mod 9-7-17
Simple Cycle Turbine Facility Project South Elevation (Looking North), prepared by CB&I, dated 9/16/2016, revised 7/25/2017 (showing structure elevations …
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Aug 15, 2016
2016-08-15-Canal Unit 3-FEIR Comments by APCC
It will run primarily on natural gas but would also use ultra-low sulfur distillate as a back-up fuel for up to 720 hours (30 days) per year
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