Yep, a gas plant goes up much quicker. We have no shortage of water, so cooling isn't even a consideration really.
Originally Posted by 4WD
Also no comparison to the speed to build or even expand double in size. GTG plants don't need anywhere near the water. I saw an 8 turbine plant go up 20 miles from a nuke plant â€¦ but they will feed local grids whereas the nuke is sending power a great distance since it can absorb the line loss whereas a GTG plant would take a bigger hit by the wire.