Cheswick Power Station

From Global Energy Monitor

Cheswick Power Station is a 637.0-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station operated by GenOn Energy near Springdale, Pennsylvania.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: GenOn Energy [1]
  • Parent Company: GenOn Holdings
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 637.0 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 637.0 MW (1970)
  • Location: 411 Pittsburg St., Springdale, PA 15144
  • GPS Coordinates: 40.538333, -79.789722
  • Technology: Subcritical
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source: Tunnel Ridge Mine (Alliance), Shoemaker Mine (Murray) [2]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Retirements: The plant was originally scheduled to be retired in September 2021.[3][4] However, GenOn subsequently decided to extend the closure date to April 1, 2022.[5]

Emissions Data

  • 2006 CO2 Emissions: 2,818,931 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions: 32,373 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
  • 2006 NOx Emissions: 4,221 tons
  • 2005 Mercury Emissions: 180 lb.

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Our Locations," GenOn, accessed April 2019
  2. "EIA 923 February 2020" EIA 923 2020.
  3. "GenOn Holdings, LLC Announces Retirement of Three Coal-Fired Power Plants — GenOn". GenOn. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  4. "PJM Deactivations" PJM.com, accessed July 15, 2021.
  5. Felton, Julia (2021-07-22). "GenOn delays closure of Cheswick Generating Station, Allegheny County's only coal-fired plant". TribLIVE.com. Retrieved 2021-09-14.

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