Miami Fort Power Station

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Miami Fort Power Station
Miami Fort Power Station is located in Ohio
Miami Fort Power Station
Location of Miami Fort Power Station in Ohio
Country United States
Location Miami Township, Hamilton County, near North Bend, Ohio
Coordinates 39°06′56″N 84°48′18″W / 39.11556°N 84.80500°W / 39.11556; -84.80500Coordinates: 39°06′56″N 84°48′18″W / 39.11556°N 84.80500°W / 39.11556; -84.80500
Status Retired (2015)
Commission date Coal unit 5: December, 1949
Coal unit 6: November, 1960
Coal unit 7: May, 1975
Coal unit 8: February, 1978
Oil unit GT3: July, 1971
Oil unit GT4: August, 1971
Oil unit GT5: September, 1971
Oil unit GT6: October, 1971
Owner(s) Dynegy
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Bituminous coal,
distillate fuel oil
Type Steam turbine (coal),
gas turbine (oil)
Cooling source Ohio River,
closed-cycle cooling tower
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 1,321 MWe

The Miami Fort Generating Station, like another Ohio station (Beckjord Generating Station) is a dual-fuel power generating facility. It is a major coal-fired electrical power station, supplemented with a small oil-fired facility.[1] Miami Fort is located two miles east of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, immediately north-east of the tripoint of Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky, on the Ohio territory. Miami Fort Station is named for the nearby Miami Fort (not to be confused with Fort Miami in the same state). Miami Fort Generating Station is one of the two coal power plants near Lawrenceburg, Indiana, the other being Tanner's Creek Generating Station.

Units and ownership[edit]

Miami Fort Generating Station, North Bend, OH
Combined Total Coal-Fired Facilities Oil-Fired Facilities
Units 7 3 4
Aggregate Capacity 1,378 MWe 1,243 MWe 78 MWe
Dynegy Ownership 800 MWe (60.5%) 720 MWe (57.9%) 78 MWe (100%)

Dayton Power & Light owns the remaining share of ownership.

Environmental impact[edit]

With its oldest unit dating back to late 1940s, the plant was ranked 36th on the United States list of dirtiest power plants in terms of sulphur dioxide emissions per megawatt-hour of electrical energy produced in 2006.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2006" (Excel). Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy. 2006. Retrieved July 14, 2008. 

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