AES Hickling Generation Plant

From Global Energy Monitor

AES Hickling Generation Plant was an 86.5-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned and operated by AES near Corning, New York. It was retired in 2008.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: AES Hickling LLC
  • Parent Company: AES
  • Units and In-Service Dates: 37.5 MW (1948), 49 MW (1952)
  • Location: 11884 Hickling Rd., Corning, NY 14830
  • GPS Coordinates: 42.122556, -76.982417
  • Electricity Production: 0 MW (2005)
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source:
  • Number of Employees:


In 1999, AES purchased six power plants in New York (including the Hickling station) from NGE Generation, Inc. for $953 million.[1] The other stations included in the deal were AES Somerset, AES Cayuga, AES Greenidge, AES Westover, and AES Jennison.[1]

In 2005 the plant was on cold standby. AES said it plans to either install new pollution controls at the plant, or shut it down.[2] The plant was retired in 2008.[3]

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions: 0 tons (2005)
  • SO2 Emissions: 0 tons (2005)
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh:
  • NOx Emissions: 0 tons (2005)
  • Mercury Emissions:

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "AES completes acquistion of six power plants in New York with total capacity of 1424 MW", Business Wire via High Beam Research, May 14, 1999.
  2. New York PSD Settlements: AES and NRG Cases, 4cleanair, Jan. 27, 2005.
  3. EIA 860M, EIA, accessed May 2020

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