List of power stations in Ohio

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The following page lists power stations in the U.S. state of Ohio. In 2010 the net capacity of all utility and independent power producers in Ohio was 33,071 megawatts.[1] Major producers of power in Ohio include American Electric Power, Dayton Power & Light, FirstEnergy, and Dynegy.

Name Location Capacity (MW) Owner Type Notes and Links
Bowling Green Solar Facility Bowling Green, Ohio 20 NextEra Solar photovotaic (85,680 panels) http://www.amppartners.org/generation/solar-power
Napoleon Solar Facility Napoleon, Ohio 3.54 American Municipal Power Solar ac http://www.amppartners.org/generation/solar-power
Gavin Power Plant Cheshire 2640 Gavin Power, LLC Coal (2 units) [2]
J.M. Stuart Station Aberdeen 2317 AES/Dayton Power & Light, Dynegy joint ownership Coal (4 units) Sold to AES 2012[3] To be closed in 2018.
W. H. Sammis Power Plant Stratton 2233 FirstEnergy Coal (7 units) [4]
Cardinal Power Station Brilliant 1800 Ohio Valley Electric Corporation Coal (3 units) [5]
Conesville Power Station Conesville 1695 American Electric Power, Dynegy 4 units: coal & oil [6]
William H. Zimmer Power Station Moscow 1300 Dynegy/Dayton Power & Light/American Electric Power joint ownership Coal (1 unit) Largest single unit power plant in the United States[7]
Hanging Rock Energy Facility Ironton 1288 Dynegy Natural gas (2 units) [8]
Perry Nuclear Generating Station North Perry 1231 FirstEnergy Nuclear boiling water reactor (1 unit)
Miami Fort Power Station North Bend 1321 Dynegy 8 units: 1-4 coal, 5-8 oil
Kyger Creek Power Plant Cheshire 1086 Ohio Valley Electric Corporation Coal (5 units)
Rolling Hills Generating Station Wilkesville 865 Rolling Hills Generating LLC Natural gas (5 units)
Waterford Energy Center Waterford 821 Waterford Power, LLC Natural gas (3 units)
Washington Energy Facility Beverly 620 Dynegy Natural Gas
Darby Electric Generating Station Mount Sterling 480 Darby Power, LLC Natural Gas
Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station Oak Harbor 889 FirstEnergy Nuclear Pressurized water reactor (1 unit)
West Lorain Plant Lorain 545 FirstEnergy Natural gas
Killen Station Wrightsville 600 AES/Dayton Power & Light, Dynegy Coal (1 unit) Sold to AES 2012[9] To be closed in 2018.
Robert P Mone Plant Convoy 510 Buckeye Power Natural gas
Fremont Energy Center Fremont 707 American Municipal Power Natural gas
Dresden Plant Dresden 580 Lightstone Natural gas
Wyandot Solar Facility Upper Sandusky 12 Public Service Enterprise Group Solar photovoltaic (160,000 panels)
Madison Peaking Station Lebanon 677 Dynegy Natural gas
Blue Creek Wind Farm Paulding and Van Wert Counties 350 Iberdrola Renewables Wind power
Timber Road Wind Farm Paulding County 99 EDP Renewables Wind power
O'Shaughnessy Dam Dublin 5 City of Columbus Hydroelectricity

Closed plants[edit]

Name Location Capacity (MW) Owner Type Notes and Links
W.C. Beckjord Power Station New Richmond 1304 Duke Energy/Dayton Power & Light/American Electric Power joint ownership Coal (6 units) Closed in 2015[10][11]
Eastlake Power Plant Eastlake 1257 FirstEnergy Coal (units 1-5) / Natural gas (unit 6) Closed in 2015[12]
Muskingum River Power Plant Beverly 1375 American Electric Power Coal (5 units) Closed in 2015[13]
Picway Power Plant Lockbourne 100 AEP Coal Closed in 2015
Sidney Waterworks and Electric Light Building Sidney City of Sidney Hydroelectric (1 unit) Began generation in 1900[14]
Tait Power Station Dayton 586 Dayton Power & Light Natural gas/oil Closed 2013

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References[edit]

  1. ^ State Electricity Profiles 2010, U.S. Department of Energy DOE/EIA-0348(01)/2 http://www.eia.gov/electricity/state/pdf/sep2010.pdf
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  12. ^ FirstEnergy closes 104-year-old coal power plant, electric rates to rise
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  14. ^ Owen, Lorrie K., ed. Dictionary of Ohio Historic Places. Vol. 2. St. Clair Shores: Somerset, 1999, 1275.