East Bend Generating Station
|East Bend Generating Station|
East Bend Generating Station from a distance. The plant is located behind Rising Sun, Indiana in this view from the north.
|Location||Boone County, near Union, Kentucky and Rising Sun, Indiana|
|Thermal power station|
|Primary fuel||Bituminous coal|
|Cooling source||Ohio River|
|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.
- 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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