Alma Generating Station

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Alma Station
AlmaCoal.jpg
Alma Station (forefront)
Alma Generating Station is located in Wisconsin
Alma Generating Station
Location of Alma Generating Station
Country United States
Location Alma, Wisconsin
Coordinates 44°18′30″N 91°54′39″W / 44.30833°N 91.91083°W / 44.30833; -91.91083Coordinates: 44°18′30″N 91°54′39″W / 44.30833°N 91.91083°W / 44.30833; -91.91083
Status Deactived
Commission date 1947
Decommission date Unit 1-3 Dec. 31, 2011 Unit 4-5 fall of 2014
Owner(s) Dairyland Power Cooperative
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Western Coal from Utah or Wyoming
Type Steam
Cooling source Mississippi River
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 214 MW[1]
Website
Alma Station

Alma Station[2] is a base load, coal fired, electrical power station located in Alma, Wisconsin in Buffalo County. Owned by Dairyland Power Cooperative, the Alma Station and John P. Madgett Station are part of its Alma site.

Units[edit]

Unit Capacity (MW) Commissioning Notes
1 15 (nameplate)
18.9 (summer)
20.6 (winter) [3]
1947 [3] 338.8 mmBTU/hr (99.3 MW thermal) pulverized coal wall-fired dry bottom boiler
2 15 (nameplate)
18.7 (summer)
20.4 (winter) [3]
1947 [3] 338.8 mmBTU/hr (99.3 MW thermal) pulverized coal wall-fired dry bottom boiler
3 15 (nameplate)
19.4 (summer)
21.1 (winter) [3]
1951 [3] 340.0 mmBTU/hr (99.6 MW thermal) pulverized coal wall-fired dry bottom boiler
4 54.4 (nameplate)
60.9 (summer)
55.9 (winter) [3]
1957 [3] 633.3 mmBTU/hr (185.6 MW thermal) pulverized coal wall-fired dry bottom boiler
5 81.6 (nameplate)
79.2 (summer)
85.2 (winter) [3]
1960 [3] 939.8 mmBTU/hr (275.4 MW thermal) pulverized coal wall-fired dry bottom boiler

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alma Site brochure" (PDF). Dairyland Power Cooperative. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Alma Station". Dairyland Power Cooperative. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Electricity Generating Capacity: Existing Electric Generating Units by Energy Source, 2008". U.S. Energy Information Administration. Archived from the original on 23 May 2011. Retrieved 15 May 2011. 

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