Ebensburg Generating Plant

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Ebensburg Generating Plant is an operating power station of at least 58-megawatts (MW) in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, United States.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Ebensburg Generating Plant Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, United States 40.4739, -78.7026 (exact)

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 40.473869, -78.702621

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating waste coal 58 MW subcritical - -

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1 Ebensburg Generation LLC [99.50%]; other [0.50%] Babcock & Wilcox; Babcock & Wilcox


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:

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