A Survey of Power Plant Designs
The plant has three units, completed between 1963 and 1970, and three large natural-draft cooling towers to provide cooling water. Producing 2,273 MW, the plant consumes some 20,000 tons of coal a day. The Southaven Combined-Cycle Combustion Turbine Plant is located near Desoto County, Mississippi. Running on natural gas, plant capacity is 810 MW.