Morgantown Energy Facility (WV)

From Global Energy Monitor

Morgantown Energy Facility is a 68.9-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station operated by Excalibur Power in Morgantown, West Virginia.


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Plant Data

  • Owner: Excalibur Power
  • Parent Company: Starwood Energy Group[1]
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 68.9 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 68.9 MW (1991)
  • Location: 555 Beechurst Ave., Morgantown, WV 26505 (about 1/4 mile NW of WVU campus)
  • GPS Coordinates: 39.639998, -79.961394
  • Technology: Subcritical Fluidized Bed Technology
  • Coal type: Waste Coal
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source: Humphrey #7 mine (LP Mineralls LLC)[2]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Retirements:: The plant will switch to natural gas in 2020. [3]

West Virginia University

The plant supplies steam to West Virginia University, and supplies electricity to the university and other customers. The plant was built in 1991, and runs on "gob" (waste) coal.[4]

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions: 652,572 tons (2006)
  • SO2 Emissions: 850 tons (2002)
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh: 4.02 lb/MWh
  • NOx Emissions: 932 tons (2002)
  • Mercury Emissions:

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