Kentucky Mountain Power

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Kentucky Mountain Power is a proposed coal plant in Calvert City (Knott County), Kentucky.[1] Kentucky Mountain Power, a subsidiary of EnviroPower, has been granted a Title V/PSD permit from the state of Kentucky to build a 500 MW circulating fluidized bed coal plant. The proposed plant has been on hold since 2003. As of December 2007, the project appeared to be defunct. On November 24, 2008, the Kentucky State Office of Administrative Hearings rejected the proposed plant, siding with the Sierra Club and state regulators.

Project Details

Sponsor: EnviroPower
Location: Calvert City, Kentucky
Capacity: 525 MW
Type: Circulating fluidized bed
Projected in service: TBD
Status: Cancelled

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References

  1. “Tracking New Coal-Fired Power Plants,” National Energy Technology Lab, May 2007, page 14. (Pdf)

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