From Global Energy Monitor
TypePublic (NYSEDPL)
Headquarters1065 Woodman Dr.
Dayton, OH 45432
Area servedOH
Key peoplePaul M. Barbas, CEO
IndustryElectric Producer, Distributor, and Utility
Revenue$1.52 billion (2007)[1]
Net income $221.8 million (2007)[1]
Employees1,333 (2007)
SubsidiariesDayton Power & Light Co. (OH)
DPL Energy
DPL Energy Resources

DPL Inc. is a regional energy company. DPL’s principal subsidiaries include the Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L); DPL Energy, LLC (DPLE); and DPL Energy Resources, Inc. (DPLER). DP&L, a regulated electric utility, provides service to over 515,000 retail customers in West Central Ohio; DPLE engages in the operation of peaking generation facilities; and DPLER is a competitive retail electric supplier in Ohio, selling to major industrial and commercial customers.

Power portfolio

Out of its total 5,469 MW of electric generating capacity in 2005 (0.51% of the U.S. total), DPL produces 64.4% from coal, 33.8% from natural gas, and 1.9% from oil. 95.7% of DPL's generating capacity comes from power plants in Ohio, and 4.3% comes from Indiana.[2]

Existing coal-fired power plants

DPL had 11 coal-fired generating stations in 2005, with 3,521 MW of capacity. Here is a list of DPL's coal power plants:[2][3][4]

Plant Name State County Year(s) Built Capacity 2007 CO2 Emissions 2006 SO2 Emissions
J.M. Stuart OH Adams 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974 2441 MW 13,400,000 tons 103,649 tons
Killen OH Adams 1982 666 MW 4,258,000 tons 22,825 tons
Hutchings OH Montgomery 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953 414 MW 597,000 tons 3,530 tons

In 2006, DPL's 3 coal-fired power plants emitted 18.3 million tons of CO2 and 130,000 tons of SO2 (0.9% of all U.S. SO2 emissions).

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 DPL, Inc., BusinessWeek Company Insight Center, accessed July 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed April 2008.
  3. Environmental Integrity Project, Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants, July 2007.
  4. Dig Deeper, Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed June 2008.

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