Port Washington Generating Station

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Port Washington Generating Station
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Port Washington Generating Station is located in Wisconsin
Port Washington Generating Station
Location of Port Washington Generating Station
Country United States
Location Port Washington, Wisconsin
Coordinates 43°23′05″N 87°52′12″W / 43.38472°N 87.87000°W / 43.38472; -87.87000Coordinates: 43°23′05″N 87°52′12″W / 43.38472°N 87.87000°W / 43.38472; -87.87000
Status Operational
Commission date Unit 1: July 16, 2005
Unit 2: May, 2008
Owner(s) WE Energies
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Natural gas
Type two combustion turbine-generators and one steam-turbine generator per unit
Combined cycle? yes
Cooling source Lake Michigan
Power generation
Units operational GE Gas turbine
Nameplate capacity Unit 1: 575 megawatts
Unit 2: 575 megawatts

Port Washington Generating Station is an intermediate-load, natural gas fired, electrical power station located on Lake Michigan in Port Washington, Wisconsin. The natural gas facility replaced an older coal-fired station in the early 2000s.

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