Powering the world


Plains End I & II Colorado,


231 MW

"During breakfast and dinner hours demand increases and the plant follows this perfectly.
This is the way. This is the future."

- Kent L. Fickett former Senior Vice President of PG&E National Energy Group (NEGT’s predecessor)


Graphic PlainsEnd 1 and 2

In early 2013, after acquiring the state-of-the-art Plains End I & II facility from Cogentrix, Tyr Energy became the owner of the largest natural gas-fueled internal combustion engine power plant in the USA.
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Main data

   Customer   Tyr Energy (IPP)
   Type   Wärtsilä 34DF gas power plant
   Operating mode   Peak load / standby & emergency
   Gensets   20 x Wärtsilä 18V34SG + 14 x Wärtsilä 20V34SG
   Total output   231 MW 
   Fuel   Natural gas
   Scope   Equipment delivery (ED)
   Delivered   2001 & 2006

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Contact info

If you want to know more about the Plains End I & II project, please contact

Phil Rutkowski
Business Development Manager
Energy Solutions, Wärtsilä North America Inc.
Tel: +1 720 360 9444

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