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.[1]

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Plant Data

  • 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:

Emissions Data

  • 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

Sources

  1. "Austin to close Northeast Power Plant," Post-Bulletin, Dec 22, 2014

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