Burlington Generating Station
From Global Energy Monitor
Burlington Generating Station is a 212.0-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station operated by Interstate Power and Light near Burlington, Iowa.
The plant is located on the Mississippi River south of Burlington, Iowa.
- Owner: Interstate Power and Light
- Parent Company: Alliant Energy
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 212.0 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 212.0 MW (1968)
- Location: 4282 Sullivan Slough Rd., Burlington, IA 52601
- GPS Coordinates: 40.741200, -91.116670
- Technology: Subcritical
- Coal type: Sub Bituminous
- Coal Consumption:
- Coal Source: Belle Ayr Mine (Bluegrass Commodities), North Antelope Rochelle Mine (Peabody)
- Number of Employees:
- Unit Retirements: Scheduled for retirement or fuel switch to natural gas before the end of 2021.
- CO2 Emissions: 1,551,488 tons (2006), 1,480,711.84 tons (2008)
- SO2 Emissions: 4,352.68 tons (2008)
- SO2 Emissions per MWh:
- NOx Emissions: 1,042.19 tons (2008)
- Mercury Emissions:
Coal Waste Sites
- Burlington Generating Station Ash Seal Pond
- Burlington Generating Station Economizer Ash Pond
- Burlington Generating Station Lower Ash Pond
- Burlington Generating Station Main Ash Pond
- Burlington Generating Station Upper Ash Pond
Articles and Resources
- "Alliant Energy 10-k filing, page 22" alliantenergy.gcs.web.com, accessed June 17,2020
- "EIA 923 March 2020" EIA 923 2020.
- "Alliant Energy 10-k filing, page 96" alliantenergy.gcs.web.com, accessed June 17,2020
- "Alliant closes coal facility in Wisconsin amid transition to natural gas" thehawkeye.com, October 7, 2018
- "EIA 860 2018" eia.gov, Form EIA-860 detailed data with previous form data, accessed June 17, 2020
- Iowa Operating Permit Application, Title V Annual Emissions Summary
- Iowa Operating Permit Application, Form 5.0, Title V Annual Emissions Summary
- Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed Jan. 2009.
- Environmental Integrity Project, "Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants", July 2007.
- Facility Registry System, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accessed Jan. 2009.
- Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed Feb. 2009.
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