Plant of the Year

Previous winners

2023: Estrella del Mar III, a Visionary Floating Power Plant, Is POWER’s Plant of the Year

2022: Wudongde Project Takes Hydro to New Heights

2021: Technology Triumph: Track 4A Is POWER’s Plant of the Year

2020: T-Point 2 Is a Proving Ground for Gas Turbine Advancements

2019: Egypt Megaproject: An Expedited Power Transformation

2018: Commitment, Teamwork, and Perseverance Pay Off as Nuclear Unit Wins Plant of the Year

2017: Capturing Carbon and Seizing Innovation: Petra Nova Is POWER’s Plant of the Year

2016: Dusseldorf’s Lausward Power Plant Fortuna Unit Wins POWER’s Highest Award

2015: SaskPower’s Boundary Dam Carbon Capture Project Wins POWER’s Highest Award

2014: Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Earns POWER’s Highest Honor

2013: AEP’s John W. Turk, Jr. Power Plant Earns POWER’s Highest Honor

2012: Plant of the Year: AES Gener’s Angamos Power Plant Earns POWER’s Highest Honor

2011: Plant of the Year: KCP&L’s Iatan 2 Earns POWER’s Highest Honor

2010: Luminant’s Oak Grove Power Plant Earns POWER’s Highest Honor

2009: City of Springfield’s CWLP Dallman 4 Earns POWER’s Highest Honor

2008: Wisconsin Public Service Corp.’s Weston 4 earns POWER’s highest honor

2007: MidAmerican’s Walter Scott, Jr. Energy Center Unit 4 earns POWER’s highest honor

2006: Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s Springerville Unit 3 earns POWER’s highest honor

2005: Southern California Public Power Authority’s Magnolia Power Project

2004: Reliant Energy’s Seward Project

2003: Constellation Energy’s High Desert Power Plant

2002: JEA’s Northside CFB Repowering Project

2001: PacifiCorp’s Klamath Cogeneration Project

2000: ATCO Power’s Poplar Hill Facility and Associated Electric Cooperative Inc.’s St. Francis Station

1999: Trigen Energy Corp./Cogeneration Corp. of America’s Grays Ferry Cogeneration Facility, Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point Nuclear Plant, TXU Electric & Gas/York Research Corp.’s Big Spring Wind Facility, and Minergy Corp.’s Fox Valley Glass Aggregate Facility