Harrison Power Station

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Harrison Power Station
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Harrison Power Station is located in West Virginia
Harrison Power Station
Location of Harrison Power Station
Country United States
Location Haywood, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°23′02″N 80°19′52″W / 39.38389°N 80.33111°W / 39.38389; -80.33111Coordinates: 39°23′02″N 80°19′52″W / 39.38389°N 80.33111°W / 39.38389; -80.33111
Status Operational
Commission date Unit 1: 1972
Unit 2: 1973
Unit 3: 1974
Owner(s) FirstEnergy
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Coal
Cooling source West Fork River
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 1,984 MW

Harrison Power Station is a 1.9-gigawatt (1,984 MW) coal-fired electricity-generating power station located in Haywood, West Virginia, owned and operated by FirstEnergy. It has one of the tallest chimneys in the world 1,001 feet (305 m), built in 1994.[citation needed]

Its three identical units, rated at 650 MW each at the time of completion, were launched into service in 1972, 1973, and 1974 by Allegheny Energy at a cost of $400 million to build.[1]

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  1. ^ "Third Harrison unit put on line". Morgantown Dominion Post. January 2, 1975. p. 1. Retrieved February 18, 2018 – via https://www.newspaperarchive.com. 

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