Paradise Fossil Plant

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Paradise Fossil Plant
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Paradise Fossil Plant
Paradise Fossil Plant is located in Kentucky
Paradise Fossil Plant
Location of Paradise Fossil Plant in Kentucky
Country United States
Location Muhlenberg County, near Drakesboro, Kentucky
Coordinates 37°15′N 86°58′W / 37.25°N 86.97°W / 37.25; -86.97Coordinates: 37°15′N 86°58′W / 37.25°N 86.97°W / 37.25; -86.97
Commission date 1963
Owner(s) Tennessee Valley Authority
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Bituminous coal
Cooling source Green River
Power generation
Units operational 3
Nameplate capacity 2,558 MW

The Paradise Fossil Plant is a coal-fired power plant operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Located just east of Drakesboro, Kentucky, it is the largest power plant in the state of Kentucky in terms of megawatt capacity.

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