Escalante Generating Station
From Global Energy Monitor
Escalante Generating Station is a retired 257.0-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station that was owned and operated by Tri-State Generation and Transmission near Prewitt, New Mexico.
- Owner: Tri-State Generation and Transmission
- Parent Company: Tri-State Generation and Transmission
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 257.0 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 257.0 MW (1984)
- Location: County Rd. 19, Prewitt, NM 87045
- GPS Coordinates: 35.415997, -108.083798
- Technology: Subcritical
- Coal type: Sub-bituminous
- Coal Consumption:
- Coal Source: El Segundo mine (Peabody Coal)
- Number of Employees:
- Unit Retirements: The plant's sole unit, Unit 1, retired in November 2020.
- 2006 CO2 Emissions: 1,967,641 tons
- 2006 SO2 Emissions:
- 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
- 2006 NOx Emissions:
- 2005 Mercury Emissions:
Articles and Resources
- "EIA 923 March 2020" EIA 923 2020.
- Avery, Greg (2020-11-12). "Tri-State, the major electricity wholesaler in the rural Rockies, reveals big emissions reduction plans". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2021-01-14.
- "Tri-State to retire mine, Escalante and Craig coal-fired power plants decades early" S&P global, January 10, 2020
- 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.
Related GEM.wiki articles
- Existing U.S. Coal Plants
- New Mexico and coal
- Tri-State Generation and Transmission
- United States and coal
- Global warming