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Antelope Station, Texas



"Wärtsilä engines start very quickly and are efficient units."

- Mark W. Schwirtz, President & General Manager, GSEC



The Golden Spread Electric Cooperative (GSEC) is a consumer-owned utility that provides power to 16 member distribution cooperatives serving 208,000 end consumers in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) in the United States. One of the markets catered for by this electric energy network is Texas, a windy and arid area characterised by significant quantities of wind power generation. 

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Main data

   Customer   GSEC (Utility)
   Type   Wärtsilä 34 gas grid stability
   Operating mode   Peak load/stand-by & emergency
   Gensets   18 x Wärtsilä 20V34SG 
   Total output   170 MW
   Fuel   Natural gas
   Scope   EEQ (engineering & equipment)
   Delivered   2011

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Contact info

If you want to know more about the Antelope Station project, please contact

Dan Shelledy
Business Development Manager, Us, Canada & Caribbean
Wärtsilä Energy Solutions
+1 2812336216

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