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Trigen Colorado Steam Plant

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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]

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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

Sources

  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

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