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Cheswick Power Station

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Cheswick Power Station is a coal-fired power station owned and operated by Reliant Energy near Springdale, Pennsylvania.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: Orion Power Holdings Midwest LP
  • Parent Company: Reliant Energy
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 637 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: 637 MW (1970)
  • Location: 411 Pittsburg St., Springdale, PA 15144
  • GPS Coordinates: 40.538333, -79.789722
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source:
  • Number of Employees:

Emissions Data

  • 2006 CO2 Emissions: 2,818,931 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions: 32,373 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
  • 2006 NOx Emissions: 4,221 tons
  • 2005 Mercury Emissions: 180 lb.

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