Acadia began commercial operations in 2002. The 1,160-megawatt plant is fueled by natural gas and uses combined-cycle technology to produce efficient, reliable power. Acadia's fuel efficiency and state-of-the-art pollution controls help preserve natural resources.
Cleco Power owns Acadia Unit 1, 580 megawatts, and half of the plant's common assets and operates and maintains the entire plant. Entergy Louisiana, LLC owns Unit 2, 580 megawatts, and the other half of the plant's common assets.