Waupun Correction Central Heating Plant is a coal-fired power station owned and operated by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections in Waupun, Wisconsin. The plant provides power to the Waupun maximum security prison. In March, 2011 it was announced that Waupun boiler would be converted to natural gas. A time line for the conversion was not immediately set. The cost of the conversion was estimated at $7 million by the State of Wisconsin.
- Owner: Wisconsin Department of Corrections
- Parent Company: State of Wisconsin
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 2.0 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: 1.0 MW (1951), 1.0 MW (1951)
- Location: East Lincoln St. and South Drummond St., Waupun, WI 53963
- GPS Coordinates: 43.62715, -88.73404
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Articles and Resources
- 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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