East Bend Generating Station

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East Bend Generating Station
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East Bend Generating Station from a distance. The plant is located behind Rising Sun, Indiana in this view from the north.
East Bend Generating Station is located in Kentucky
East Bend Generating Station
Location of East Bend Generating Station in Kentucky
Country United States
Location Boone County, near Union, Kentucky and Rising Sun, Indiana
Coordinates 38°54′N 84°51′W / 38.90°N 84.85°W / 38.90; -84.85Coordinates: 38°54′N 84°51′W / 38.90°N 84.85°W / 38.90; -84.85
Commission date 1981
Owner(s) Duke Energy
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Bituminous coal
Cooling source Ohio River
Power generation
Units operational 1
Nameplate capacity 669 MW

The East Bend Generating Station is a coal-fired power plant owned and operated by Duke Energy near Rabbit Hash, Kentucky. It is located 10 miles west of Florence, Kentucky. The closest city is Rising Sun, Indiana, which lies to the northwest, across the Ohio River. Originally planned for four units, only unit no. 2 was built and is in commission.

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  • 2006 CO2 Emissions: 4,671,336 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions: 3,947 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
  • 2006 NOx Emissions: 5,400 tons
  • 2005 Mercury Emissions: 86 lb.

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