Black River Generating Facility
Black River Electric Generating Facility is a coal-fired power station owned by the investment group Energy Investors Funds Group in Fort Drum, New York.
The plant stopped burning coal in 2013 and was converted to burn biomass.
The plant is located inside the Fort Drum U.S. Army post near Watertown, New York.
- Owner: ReEnergy Holdings
- Parent Company: Riverstone Holdings
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 55.5 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: 55.5 MW (1989)
- Location: Oneida Ave. and 2nd St. West, Fort Drum, NY 13603
- GPS Coordinates: 44.036717, -75.771528
- Electricity Production: 355,836 MWh (2005)
- Coal Consumption:
- Coal Source:
- Number of Employees:
The plant was purchased by ReEnergy Holdings of Riverstone Holdings LLC in December 2011 and was converted to biomass in 2013.
- CO2 Emissions:
- SO2 Emissions: 684 tons (2002)
- SO2 Emissions per MWh: 3.84 lb/MWh
- NOx Emissions: 345 tons (2002)
- Mercury Emissions:
Articles and Resources
- "ReEnergy Black River," ReEnergy Black River, accessed Jan 2017
- "Energy Investors Funds’ US Power Fund, L.P. Acquires Black River Energy, L.P." EIF News, July 19, 2004.
- 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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