Raton Power Plant
Raton Power Plant is a coal-fired power station owned and operated by Raton Public Service Company in Raton, New Mexico.
The Raton Power Plant stopped generating electricity in February 2006 after the coal source dried up and RPS was unable to find any other sources at similar prices, according to owner Raton Public Service Company.
- Owner: Raton Public Service Company
- Parent Company: City of Raton, NM
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 7.5 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: 7.5 MW (1961)
- Location: 940 South 2nd St., Raton, NM 87740
- GPS Coordinates: 36.892594, -104.441916
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Articles and Resources
- Todd Wildermuth, "RPS eyes alternate power sources: Raton's power plant stopped producing electricity in February 2006," The Raton Range, July 8, 2008.
- Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed Jan. 2009.
- Environmental Integrity Project, "Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants", July 2007.
- Facility Registry System, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accessed Jan. 2009.
- Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed Feb. 2009.
- NETL Coal Power Plant Database, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2007.
- AirData Query Database, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accessed April 2009.
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