Bayonne Energy Center

Bayonne Energy Center
Location of Bayonne Energy Center in Hudson County, New Jersey
Country United States
Location Constable Hook
Bayonne, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°39′6″N 74°05′46″W / 40.65167°N 74.09611°W / 40.65167; -74.09611Coordinates: 40°39′6″N 74°05′46″W / 40.65167°N 74.09611°W / 40.65167; -74.09611
Status Active
Commission date 2012
Owner(s) Macquarie Infrastructure Company
Operator(s) EthosEnergy
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Natural gas
Power generation
Units operational 8
Nameplate capacity 512 MW

Bayonne Energy Center is a power plant on Constable Hook in Bayonne, New Jersey originally built as a joint venture between Hess Corporation and ArcLight Capital Partners.[1][2][3] it is operated by EthosEnergy.[4]

The 512-megawatt natural gas-fired plant came on line in 2012.[5] It connects to a 6.5 mile, 345-kilovolt power line under the Upper New York Bay connecting a with a Consolidated Edison substation in Gowanus in Brooklyn, New York[6][7] which is the longest XLPE cable in the world.[8][9]

In 2014, Hess relinquished it interest in the plant to ArcLight.[10] which later sold it to Macquarie Infrastructure Company[11]

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