Earl F. Wisdom Generating Station

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Earl F. Wisdom Generating Station is a coal-fired power station owned and operated by Corn Belt Power Cooperative near Spencer, Iowa.

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Plant Data

  • Owner/Parent Company: Corn Belt Power Cooperative
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 33 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: 33 MW (1960)
  • Location: 3365 165th Ave., Spencer, IA 51301
  • GPS Coordinates: 43.1605, -95.257556
  • Electricity Production: 138,410 MWh (2005)
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source:
  • Number of Employees:

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions: 202,999 tons (2005), 135,422.97 tons (2008)[1]
  • SO2 Emissions: 1,816 tons (2005), 995.35 tons (2008)[2]
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh: 26.24 lb/MWh
  • NOx Emissions: 708 tons (2005), 374.77 tons (2008)[2]
  • Mercury Emissions:

Articles and Resources


  1. Iowa Operating Permit Application, Title V Annual Emissions Summary
  2. 2.0 2.1 [1]Iowa Operating Permit Application, Form 5.0, Title V Annual Emissions Summary

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