Northside Generating Station

From Global Energy Monitor

Northside Generating Station (NGS) is a 595.0-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned and operated by JEA near Jacksonville, Florida.


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Plant Data

  • Owner/Parent Company: JEA
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 595.0 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 297.5 MW (1966), Unit 2: 297.5 MW (1972)
  • Location: Jacksonville, Duval County, FL
  • GPS Coordinates: 30.4190719, -81.5549469
  • Technology: Subcritical Circulating Fluidized Bed
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source: Coal imported from different mines.[1]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Retirements:

From Oil To Coal

Northside Generating Station (NGS) Units 1 and 2 were natural and fuel oil fired units that were repowered as circulating fluidized bed coal-burning units (297.5 MW each).[2]

Coal Ash Spill

The plant is owned by JEA (formerly Jacksonville Electric Authority) which faced questions in 2010, when the plant's coal ash ended up in environmentally sensitive Clay County wetlands.[3]



  1. "EIA 923 July 2020" EIA 923 July 2020.
  2. "All About JEA", JEA corporate website, undated, accessed January 2008.
  3. Steve Patterson,"JEA ash giveaways raising state worries" The Florida Times Union, March 28, 2010.

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