AES Jennison Generation Plant
AES Jennison Generation Plant is a coal-fired power station owned and operated by AES near Bainbridge, New York. It is currently on cold standby, and as of 2005 AES planned to either install new pollution controls at the plant, or shut it down. In 2008, New York's Department of Environmental Conservation reported on the status of the plant as follows:
- The Department is proposing to modify and renew the SPDES permit for AES Jennison Generating Station. The AES Jennison Generating Station last operated in 2000 and there are no plans to restart the facility in the near future. The generator and turbine have been removed and both the intake and discharge canals were permanently sealed. As the only discharge will be from stormwater runoff and building sumps, the facility will no longer be permitted as a power plant.
In 1999, AES purchased six power plants in New York (including the Jennison station) from NGE Generation, Inc. for $953 million. The other stations included in the deal were AES Somerset, AES Cayuga, AES Greenidge, AES Hickling, and AES Westover.
- Owner: AES Jennison LLC
- Parent Company: AES
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 60 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: 30 MW (1945), 30 MW (1950)
- Location: Route 7, Bainbridge, NY 13733
- GPS Coordinates: 42.276861, -75.479222
- Electricity Production: 0 MW (2005)
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- CO2 Emissions: 0 tons (2005)
- SO2 Emissions: 0 tons (2005)
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- NOx Emissions: 0 tons (2005)
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Articles and Resources
- New York PSD Settlements: AES and NRG Cases, Jan. 27, 2005.
- ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 08/27/2008
- "AES completes acquistion of six power plants in New York with total capacity of 1424 MW", Business Wire via High Beam Research, May 14, 1999.
- 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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