Argus Cogeneration Plant

From Global Energy Monitor

Argus Cogeneration Plant is a 62.5-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned and operated by Nirma - an Indian multinational chemicals and minerals corporation - near Trona, California. The plant provides power to Nirma's Searles Valley Minerals soda ash processing facility.

Location

Loading map...

Plant Data

  • Owner: Searles Valley Minerals
  • Parent Company: Nirma
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 62.5 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 5: 7.5 MW (1947), Unit 8: 27.5 MW (1978), Unit 9: 27.5 MW (1978)
  • Location: 13200 Main St., Trona, CA 93592
  • GPS Coordinates: 35.764586, -117.382726
  • Technology: Subcritical
  • Coal type: Sub Bituminous
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source: Skyline Complex (Wolverine Fuels), West Elk Mine (Arch Coal), Savage Coal Terminal (Wolverine Fuels)[1]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Retirements:

Carbon Capture

According to the EIA 860 database the facility has carbon capture technology installed.[2]

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions: 1,055,819 tons (2006)
  • SO2 Emissions: 110 tons (2002)
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh: 0.63 lb/MWh
  • NOx Emissions:
  • Mercury Emissions:

Articles and Resources

Sources

Related SourceWatch Articles

External Articles