Petersburg Generating Station
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|Petersburg Generating Station|
|Location||Washington Township, Pike County, near Petersburg, Indiana|
|Commission date||Unit 1: 1967
Unit 2: 1969
Unit 3: 1977
Unit 4: 1986
|Owner(s)||Indianapolis Power & Light|
|Thermal power station|
|Primary fuel||Bituminous coal|
|Cooling source||White River|
|Nameplate capacity||1,872 MWe|
Petersburg Generating Station is a major coal-fired power plant in Indiana, rated at 1.87-GW nameplate capacity. It is located on the White River near Petersburg in Pike County, Indiana, just 1 mile (1.6 km) upstream from a much smaller coal-fired Frank E. Ratts Generating Station. Petersburg G.S. is owned and operated by Indianapolis Power & Light.
Units 1, 2, and 3, rated at 253.4, 471, and 574.3 MWe, were launched into operation in 1967, 1969, and 1977 respectively. Unit 4, rated at 574.2 MWe, was launched in 1986. There are also three minor oil-burning internal combustion units, rated at 2.7 MWe each, all launched in 1967.
- "Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2006" (Excel). Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy. 2006. Retrieved 2008-07-14.