Northeast Power Station
From Global Energy Monitor
Northeast Power Station is a coal-fired power station owned and operated by Austin Utilities near Austin, Minnesota.
The plant was opened in 1971 and burned coal until 2012 when it was converted to natural gas. It was retired in 2016.
- Owner: Austin Utilities
- Parent Company: City of Austin, MN
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 31.9 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: 31.9 MW (1971)
- Location: 3701 11th St. NE, Austin, MN 55912
- GPS Coordinates: 43.702214, -92.962463
- Electricity Production: 140,898 MWh (2005)
- Coal Consumption:
- Coal Source:
- Number of Employees:
- CO2 Emissions: 210,310 tons (2005)
- SO2 Emissions: 2,514 tons (2005)
- SO2 Emissions per MWh: 35.69 lb/MWh
- NOx Emissions: 476 tons (2005)
- Mercury Emissions:
Articles and Resources
- "Austin to close Northeast Power Plant," Post-Bulletin, Dec 22, 2014
- 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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