Medical Center Company steam plant
Medical Center Company steam plant is a district energy system that generates steam heat, electricity, and chilled water using natural gas and coal. The facility was built in 1932 and is operated by the Medical Center Company in Cleveland, Ohio.
- Owner: Medical Center Company
- Parent Company:
- Plant Nameplate Capacity:
- Units and In-Service Dates:
- Location: 2250 Circle Drive, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, 216-368-4256
- GPS Coordinates: 41.503651,-81.604204
- Electricity Production:
- Coal Consumption: 40,000 - 50,000 tons annually
- Coal Source:
- Number of Employees:
- CO2 Emissions:
- SO2 Emissions per MWh: 4,376 tons/year
- NOx Emissions: 204.07 tons/year
- Mercury Emissions:
- PM-2.5 Emissions: 96.86 tons/year
- PM-10 Emissions: 224.51 tons/year
- CO Emissions: 163.26 tons/year (1999)
Articles and Resources
- "Frequently Asked Questions," Medical Center Company website, accessed June 2010.
- Norm Roulet, "Short-Term Exposure To Fine Particle Air Pollution Can Drive Up High Blood Pressure, Raise Risk Of Heart Attack," RealNeo, September 17, 2009
- 1999 Emissions Summary, Scorecard.org
- 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.
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