Trigen Colorado Steam Plant

From SourceWatch
Jump to: navigation, search

This article is part of the Coal Issues portal on SourceWatch, a project of CoalSwarm and the Center for Media and Democracy. See here for help on adding material to CoalSwarm.

This article is part of the CoalSwarm coverage of coal plants

Trigen Colorado Steam & Electric Plant is a coal-fired power station that provides power to Coors' Golden beer brewing facility. It was acquired in 1995 by Trigen-Nations Energy, a collaboration between Trigen Energy Corporation and Nations Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tucson Electric Power Company. [1] Trigen is subsidiary of Veolia Energy North America. [2]

Loading map...

Plant Data

  • Owner: Trigen-Nations Energy Company
  • Parent Company: Veolia
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 35.0 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: 7.5 MW (1976), 7.5 MW (1977), 20.0 MW (1983)
  • Location: 25 10th St., Golden, CO 80401
  • GPS Coordinates: 39.760958, -105.215096
  • Electricity Production: 298,201 MWh (2005)
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source:
  • Number of Employees:

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions: 463,225 tons (2006)
  • SO2 Emissions: 2,342 tons (2002)
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh: 15.71 lb/MWh
  • NOx Emissions: 1,692 tons (2002)
  • Mercury Emissions:

Articles and Resources


  1. "Nations and Trigen close deal with Coors", Business Wire, Sept 14, 1995
  2. "About Veolia Energy North America" Veolia Energy North America Website, September 2009

Related SourceWatch Articles

External Articles

This article is a stub. You can help by expanding it.