Chena Power Plant

From Global Energy Monitor

Chena Power Plant is a 27.5-megawatt (MW) lignite coal-fired power station owned and operated by Aurora Energy LLC in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: Aurora Energy LLC
  • Parent Company: Aurora Energy LLC
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 29.0 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 3: 1.5 MW (1952), Unit 2: 2.5 MW (1952), Unit 1: 5.0 MW (1952), Unit 5: 20.0 MW (1975)
  • Location: 1204 1st Ave., Fairbanks, AK 99701
  • GPS Coordinates: 64.847462, -147.733923
  • Technology: Subcritical Stoker
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal Consumption: 210,000 tons per year [1]
  • Coal Source: Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc., Healy, Alaska
  • Number of Employees: 31 [2]
  • Unit Retirements: Unit 3 retired in 2009.[3]

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions:
  • SO2 Emissions: 188 tons (2002)
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh: 2.08 lb/MWh
  • NOx Emissions: 679 tons (2002)
  • Mercury Emissions:

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. Usibelli Coal Mine Customers, accessed August 2012
  2. "Alaska Power Association 59th Annual Meeting" presentation, by Buki Wright, President of Aurora Energy, LLC, accessed August 2012
  3. "Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory" eia.gov, 860m March 2020

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