Paducah Power System and KYMEA entered into a ten-year power supply contract for 90 megawatts (MW) of capacity and energy from the PPS Power Plant No 1.
PPS Power Plant No 1, located in western Kentucky, is a 124 MW natural gas-fired power plant consisting of two 62 MW combustion turbines. The power plant reached commercial operation in June 2010. Service under the contract commenced on May 1, 2019.
The gas pipeline originates at a Texas Gas connection near Calvert City, Kentucky. The peaking plant consists of two combustion turbines capable of generating 124 megawatts of power.