About South Field Energy
South Field Energy is a 1,182 megawatt electric generation facility primarily fueled by natural gas under construction in Columbiana County, Ohio. The facility is on fewer than 20 acres of land set back 3,500 feet from Route 45 on a 150-acre parcel near Wellsville, Ohio. Natural gas and electrical interconnections are located nearby.
South Field Energy is a subsidiary of Advanced Power. The project is similar to Advanced Power’s Carroll County Energy, a 700-megawatt natural gas electric generation facility in Carrollton, Ohio. Together, the projects represent an investment of nearly $2 billion in the region.
The project is under construction by Bechtel Power Corporation. Expected completion date for the constrcution is June 2021.
Advanced Power is a global developer and operator of sophisticated low-carbon solar and natural gas-fired power generation facilities based in Boston, Massachusetts. Advanced Power’s management has a proven track record of developing electric generation projects worldwide.