Flint Creek Power Plant

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Flint Creek Power Plant
LocationRound Prairie Township, Benton County, near Gentry, Arkansas
Coordinates36°15′20″N 94°31′22″W / 36.25556°N 94.52278°W / 36.25556; -94.52278Coordinates: 36°15′20″N 94°31′22″W / 36.25556°N 94.52278°W / 36.25556; -94.52278
Commission date1978
Owner(s)12 SWEPCO/AEP and ​12 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp
Thermal power station
Primary fuelPowder River Basin Coal
Cooling sourceLittle Flint Creek Reservoir
Power generation
Units operational1
Nameplate capacity528 MW

Flint Creek Power Plant is a base load, coal fired, electrical power station located west of Gentry, Arkansas in Benton County, Arkansas.

The lone unit uses coal mined from the Powder River Basin shipped via Kansas City Southern Railway. The output is owned jointly half and half by SWEPCO/AEP and Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp.[1]


Unit Capacity Commissioning Notes
1 528 MW (Coal)[2] 1978

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  1. ^ "Flint Creek Power Plant". Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. Retrieved September 4, 2010.
  2. ^ "Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2006" (Excel). Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy. 2006. Retrieved 2008-07-14.

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