Ebensburg Generating Plant

From Global Energy Monitor

Ebensburg Generating Plant is a 57.6-megawatt (MW) waste coal-fired power station owned and operated by Robindale Energy Services near Ebensburg, Pennsylvania.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: Ebensburg Power Company
  • Parent Company: Robindale Energy Services[1]
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 57.6 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 57.6 MW (1990)
  • Location: 2840 New Germany Rd., Ebensburg, PA 15931
  • GPS Coordinates: 40.455004, -78.747572
  • Technology: Subcritical Fluidized Bed Technology
  • Coal type: Waste Coal
  • Coal Consumption: 550.000 short tonnes
  • Coal Source: Res Mine 33 (Robindale) [2]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Retirements:

Background

The Ebensburg Generating Plant gets all of its waste coal from the RES Mine 33, a nearby metallurgical coal mine owned by the same company. Since commercial operations began in 1991 the Ebensburg Generating Plant has consumed over 11 million tons of waste coal from abandoned mine sites that dot the Pennsylvania landscape.

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions: 678,153 tons (2006)
  • SO2 Emissions: 1,497 tons (2002)
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh: 7.44 lb/MWh
  • NOx Emissions: 229 tons (2002)
  • Mercury Emissions:

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Ebensburg Power" Robindale.energy, accessed May 2020.
  2. "EIA 923 February 2020" EIA 923 2020.

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