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.

Location

The plant is located on the Mississippi River south of Burlington, Iowa.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: Interstate Power and Light[1]
  • 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)[2]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Retirements: Scheduled for retirement or fuel switch to natural gas before the end of 2021.[3]

Unit Retirement

The coal plant is planned for retirement at the end of 2021.[4][5] In its 2019 10K filing, Alliant Energy confirmed its plans for fuel switching or retiring Burlington by December 31, 2021.[3]

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions: 1,551,488 tons (2006), 1,480,711.84 tons (2008)[6]
  • SO2 Emissions: 4,352.68 tons (2008)[7]
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh:
  • NOx Emissions: 1,042.19 tons (2008)[7]
  • Mercury Emissions:

Coal Waste Sites

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Alliant Energy 10-k filing, page 22" alliantenergy.gcs.web.com, accessed June 17,2020
  2. "EIA 923 March 2020" EIA 923 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Alliant Energy 10-k filing, page 96" alliantenergy.gcs.web.com, accessed June 17,2020
  4. "Alliant closes coal facility in Wisconsin amid transition to natural gas" thehawkeye.com, October 7, 2018
  5. "EIA 860 2018" eia.gov, Form EIA-860 detailed data with previous form data, accessed June 17, 2020
  6. Iowa Operating Permit Application, Title V Annual Emissions Summary
  7. 7.0 7.1 Iowa Operating Permit Application, Form 5.0, Title V Annual Emissions Summary

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