THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced the groundbreaking of the St. Charles Power Station, a new natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant for Entergy Corporation subsidiary Entergy Louisiana, LLC in Montz, Louisiana. The project, which includes the engineering, procurement, and construction of the 980 megawatt plant, was included in CB&I's backlog in the second quarter of 2015. The St. Charles Power Station, which features advanced class turbines for their efficiency and ability to meet stricter ambient emission regulations, will be one of the cleanest and most efficient fossil units in Entergy Louisiana's fleet.
"CB&I has a long history with Entergy, most recently working together to successfully complete the Ninemile Unit 6, combined-cycle gas turbine unit in Westwego, Louisiana," said Philip K. Asherman, CB&I's President and Chief Executive Officer. "CB&I looks forward to helping Entergy Louisiana meet the region's growing energy demand with new, clean, affordable and reliable power generation."
CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry. With over 125 years of experience and the expertise of more than 40,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions to our customers around the world while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality. For more information, visit www.CBI.com.
About Entergy Corporation
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $11.5 billion and more than 13,000 employees.
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