Nelson Dewey Generating Station

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Nelson Dewey Generating Station
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Nelson Dewey Generating Station is located in Wisconsin
Nelson Dewey Generating Station
Location of Nelson Dewey Generating Station in Wisconsin
Country United States
Location Cassville, Wisconsin
Coordinates 42°43′21″N 91°0′31″W / 42.72250°N 91.00861°W / 42.72250; -91.00861Coordinates: 42°43′21″N 91°0′31″W / 42.72250°N 91.00861°W / 42.72250; -91.00861
Status Inactive December 2015
Commission date Unit 1: 1959
Unit 2: 1962
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Coal
Cooling source Mississippi River
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 200 MW

Nelson Dewey Generating Station was a base load, coal fired, electrical power station located in Cassville, Wisconsin in Grant County. The station was owned by Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), an Alliant Energy company. It was shutdown in late December 2015.[1]

It is named for Nelson Dewey (1813–1889), the first Governor of Wisconsin.


Unit Capacity (MW) Commissioning Notes
1 100 (nameplate)
112.8 (summer)
114.6 (winter) [2]
1959 [2]
2 100 (nameplate)
112.3 (summer)
115.5 (winter) [2]
1962 [2]

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  1. ^ Reber, Craig (January 3, 2016). "Cassville plants power down in 2015". Telegraph Herald. Dubuque, IA. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Electricity Generating Capacity: Existing Electric Generating Units by Energy Source, 2008". U.S. Energy Information Administration. Retrieved 15 May 2011. 

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