Buckeye Power

From Global Energy Monitor

Buckeye Power is a Ohio generation and transmission cooperative, providing power to the 24 Ohio-based electric cooperatives and Michigan-based Midwest Energy & Communications. Formed in 1959, Buckeye Power is focused on providing electricity to member co-ops, who then distribute it to nearly 400,000 homes and businesses in the state of Ohio.

Existing coal-fired power plants

Buckeye Power owns a diverse portfolio of base load and peaking facilities

Buckeye Power has 2 coal-fired generating units in 2020 with a total of 1,265.2 MW of capacity. Buckeye's coal power plants are operated as Cardinal Operating Company:[1]

Plant Name State County Year(s) Built Capacity Status
Cardinal Plant ND Jefferson 1967, 1977 1,265.2 MW Operating

Buckeye Power also owns a 18% share in the Kyger Creek Station and the Clifty Creek Station operated by the Ohio Valley Electric Corporation

  1. "EIA 923 March 2020" EIA 923 2020.