Fort Churchill Generating Station

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Fort Churchill Generating Station is a 226 megawatt plant located at Wabuska, Nevada owned by NV Energy. The plant consists of 2 units and first went into service in 1968. The plant is capable of limited operations using fuel oil on a temporary basis.[1] It is located in Lyon County, north of Yerington.



In 2010, the plant was recognized by the Edison Electric Institute for operating over 23 years without a lost time accident.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Our Power Supply". NV Energy. Retrieved January 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "Fort Churchill Generating Station Receives National Safety Award" (Press release). Reno, Nevada: Market Wire. April 20, 2010. Retrieved 2013-01-08.

Coordinates: 39°07′41″N 119°07′56″W / 39.12806°N 119.13222°W / 39.12806; -119.13222