Cheswick Power Station

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Cheswick Power Station is a retired power station in Cheswick, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Cheswick Power Station Cheswick, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States 40.5387, -79.7912 (exact)

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 40.5387139, -79.7911556

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 retired coal - bituminous 637 MW subcritical - -

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1 NRG Power Midwest LP NRG Power Generation Assets LLC [99.00%]; other [1.00%]

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.

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