Dual interconnect between TVA and MISO.
Generation capacity figure consists of the Company's 44% interest in the two units at STP.
W.A. Parish Unit Petra Nova GT2 (75 MW of the 1,220 MW at W.A. Parish Natural Gas) is currently mothballed for purposes of construction in connection with the Petra Nova project with an expected return to service in the third quarter of 2016.
On February 29, 2016, NRG notified PJM that it was withdrawing the standing deactivation notices for Chalk Point Units 1 and 2 and Dickerson Units 1, 2 and 3.
NRG plans to retire the units on March 1, 2016.
NRG intends to add natural gas burning capability to Units 6, 7 and 8 of the Joliet coal facility by the summer of 2016.
NRG operates these units, located on property owned by SDG&E, under a license agreement which is set to end on December 31, 2016.
The output of Princeton Hospital is primarily dedicated to serving the hospital. Excess power is sold to the local utility under its state-jurisdictional tariff.
The Company's thermal businesses in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and San Francisco are regulated by their respective state's Public Utility Commission. The other thermal businesses are subject to contract terms with their customers. The Company's thermal businesses are owned by NRG Yield LLC.
The following table summarizes NRG's thermal steam and chilled water facilities as of December 31, 2015:
Name and Location of Facility
Thermal Energy Purchaser
NRG Energy Center Minneapolis, MN
Approx. 100 steam and 50 chilled water customers
Steam: 1,100 MMBtu/hr.
Chilled water: 38,700 tons
NRG Energy Center San Francisco, CA
Approx 175 steam customers
Steam: 454 MMBtu/hr.
NRG Energy Center Omaha, NE
Approx 60 steam and 60 chilled water customers
Steam: 485 MMBtu/hr
Steam: 250 MMBtu/hr
Chilled water: 22,000 tons
Chilled water: 7,250 tons
NRG Energy Center Harrisburg, PA
Approx 140 steam and 3 chilled water customers
Steam: 370 MMBtu/hr.
Chilled water: 3,600 tons
NRG Energy Center Phoenix, AZ
Approx 35 chilled water customers
Steam: 13 MMBtu/hr
Chilled water: 29,600 tons
Chilled water: 3,950 tons
Chilled water: 8,000 tons
NRG Energy Center Pittsburgh, PA
Approx 25 steam and 25 chilled water customers
Steam: 302 MMBtu/hr.
Chilled water: 12,934 tons
NRG Energy Center San Diego, CA
Approx 15 chilled water customers
Chilled water: 7,425 tons
NRG Energy Center Dover, DE
Kraft Foods Inc. and Procter & Gamble Company
Steam: 225 MMBtu/hr.
NRG Energy Center Princeton, NJ
Princeton HealthCare System
Steam: 72 MMBtu/hr.
Chilled water: 4,700 tons
Total Generating Capacity (MWt)
Net MWt capacity excludes 134 MWt available under the right-to-use provisions contained in agreements between two of NRG Yield Inc.'s thermal facilities and certain of its customers.
In addition, NRG owns several real properties and facilities relating to its generation assets, other vacant real property unrelated to the Company's generation assets, interests in construction projects, and properties not used for operational purposes. NRG believes it has satisfactory title to its plants and facilities in accordance with standards generally accepted in the electric power industry, subject to exceptions that, in the Company's opinion, would not have a material adverse effect on the use or value of its portfolio.
NRG leases its financial and commercial corporate headquarters offices at 211 Carnegie Center, Princeton, New Jersey, its operational headquarters in Houston, Texas, its retail business offices and call centers, and various other office space.
During 2016, NRG expects to move its 211 Carnegie Center, Princeton, New Jersey headquarters to a newly leased headquarters at 804 Carnegie Center, Princeton, New Jersey, which is currently under construction.