GM Pontiac Power Plant
GM Pontiac Power Plant was a coal-fired power station owned and operated by General Motors in Pontiac, Michigan. Apparently, the name 'GM Pontiac Power Plant' was an internal name used by the parties to this enterprise in the development phase. It is registered with the FERC and the State of Michigan in 2005 under the name 'DTE Pontiac North, LLC'. This facility was shutdown in 2009 (details below).
- Owner/Parent Company: General Motors
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 28.9 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: 28.9 MW (1977)
- Location: 900 Baldwin Ave., Pontiac, MI 48340
- GPS Coordinates: 42.660103, -83.297033
- Electricity Production: 458 MWh (2006)
- Coal Consumption:
- Coal Source:
- Number of Employees:
- CO2 Emissions: 1,373 tons (2006)
- SO2 Emissions:
- SO2 Emissions per MWh:
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- Mercury Emissions:
Brought on-line in 1987 GM Pontiac Power was apparently owned by GM but registered with the FERC as DTE Energy Pontiac North, LLC. It was shutdown in 2009 as the associate assembly activity was phased out Although owned by GM and operated closely with DTE each entity lists a different address for the plant. DTE Pontiac North, LLC is at 824 St Clair St, Pontiac, MI. The two addresses represent the same physical location.
Articles and Resources
- "EIA Reports" US Energy Information Administration, 923 Report esp 2008
- "MISO terminates interconnect for retired DTE Pontiac North coal plant" Penwell Hubs, Aug 11, 2015
- "DTE Pontiac North, LLC" Energy Justice Network
- Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed Jan. 2009.
- Environmental Integrity Project, "Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants", July 2007.
- Facility Registry System, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accessed Jan. 2009.
- Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed Feb. 2009.
- NETL Coal Power Plant Database, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2007.
- AirData Query Database, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accessed April 2009.