Beckjord Power Station

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Beckjord Power Station

The Walter C. Beckjord Generating Station is a 1.433-GW dual-fuel power generating facility located in New Richmond, Ohio, 22 miles east of Cincinnati, Ohio. Of the two Beckjord power plants, one is coal-fired[1] (Units 1–6) and the other is oil-fired[2] (Units GT1–GT4). It was originally built by Cinergy, which was bought by Duke Energy in 2006.

W. C. Beckjord Power Station[3]
Unit Nameplate capacity, MW Initial year of operation
Coal-Fired Unit 1 115.0 1952
Coal-Fired Unit 2 112.5 1953
Coal-Fired Unit 3 125.0 1954
Coal-Fired Unit 4 163.2 1958
Coal-Fired Unit 5 244.8 1962
Coal-Fired Unit 6 460.8 1969
Coal-Fired Total 1,221.3
Oil-Fired Units GT1–GT4 52.9 (each) 1972
Oil-Fired Total 211.6
Facility Total 1,433

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beckjord Station (Coal)". Duke Energy. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  2. ^ "Beckjord Station (Oil)". Duke Energy. Archived from the original on 20 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  3. ^ "Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2006" (Excel). Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy. 2006. Archived from the original on 16 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 

Coordinates: 38°59′31.5″N 84°17′50″W / 38.992083°N 84.29722°W / 38.992083; -84.29722