Mount Storm Power Station

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Mount Storm Power Plant
Mount Storm Power Plant, Aerial.jpg
Aerial view of the Mount Storm Power Plant and its artificial lake
Mount Storm Power Station is located in West Virginia
Mount Storm Power Station
Location of Mount Storm Power Plant in West Virginia
Country United States
Location Grant County, near Bismarck, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°12′03″N 79°15′46″W / 39.20083°N 79.26278°W / 39.20083; -79.26278Coordinates: 39°12′03″N 79°15′46″W / 39.20083°N 79.26278°W / 39.20083; -79.26278
Status Active
Commission date Unit 1: September, 1965
Unit 2: June, 1966
Unit 3: December, 1973
Owner(s) Dominion
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Coal Synfuel
Type Steam
Cooling source Mount Storm Lake
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 1,600 MWe

The Mount Storm Power Station, located on the west bank of Mount Storm Lake 2 miles (3 km) from Bismarck, West Virginia, is a coal-fired power station owned by Dominion Resources. It is the largest power plant that Dominion operates.[1] Mt. Storm's three units can generate more than 1,600 megawatts of electricity from coal synfuel, although these units can also run on distillate fuel oil. Mount Storm also includes Nedpower which is a nearby wind farm with 132 wind turbines. The wind turbines generate enough electricity to power 66,000 homes.[2]

Generating units[1]
Unit Generating Capacity (MWe) Commissioned Boiler Manufacturer Generator Manufacturer Engineer and Builder
1 563 September 1965 Combustion Engineering Westinghouse Electric Stone & Webster
2 563 June 1966
3 567 December 1973 Asea Brown Boveri