Taconite Harbor Energy Center

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Taconite Harbor Energy Center was a 252.0-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned and operated by ALLETE near Schroeder, Minnesota.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: Minnesota Power
  • Parent Company: ALLETE
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 252.0 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 84.0 MW (1957), Unit 2: 84.0 MW (1957), Unit 3: 84.0 MW (1967)
  • Location: 8124 West Hwy. 61, Schroeder, MN 55613
  • GPS Coordinates: 47.530765, -90.911233
  • Technology: Subcritical
  • Coal type: Sub-bituminous
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source: Spring Creek Mine (Cloud Peak), Black Thunder Mine (Arch Coal), North Antelope Rochelle Mine (Peabody Coal)[1]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Retirements: Unit 3 is retired in May 2015, Unit 1 & 2 are already idled in 2016 but will be retired in 2020.

Unit Retirements

On January 30, 2013, Minnesota Power announced that it will retire the 84 MW Unit 3 by 2015.[2][3]

Unit 3 was retired in May 2015.[4]

Units 1 & 2 are already idled and are scheduled for retirement in 2020.[5]

Emissions Data

  • 2006 CO2 Emissions: 1,752,752 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions:
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
  • 2006 NOx Emissions:
  • 2005 Mercury Emissions:

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