Crossroads Energy Center

Location: Clarksdale, Miss.

Client: MEP Clarksdale Power

Burns & McDonnell provided engineer-procure-construct (EPC) services for the 320-MW Clarksdale simple cycle project, which utilizes four GE Frame 7EA combustion turbines. Burns & McDonnell's scope included project development, as well as full EPC services for the power plant and the substation through startup and commissioning.

Total output of the Clarksdale facility is a nominal 320 MW. The project utilizes 4 GE frame 7EA combustion turbines in simple cycle. Burns & McDonnell provided upfront project development and full turnkey services to Aquila and Clarksdale Public Utilities. The plant is connected to a 230-kV grid connection. Burns & McDonnell also provided engineering and fast track construction management services for the design, procurement and installation for 23 miles of transmission line and an additional substation to tie into the energy grid system.

  • Four GE 7EA combustion turbines
  • Outdoor installation
  • 230-kV switchyard and substation