Cane Run
ExpandingCoal Power Plant           Total Power
644.6 MW
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Address

5252 Cane Run Road
Louisville, KY 40216
United States
Jefferson County
Latitude: 38.18333
Longitude: -85.8888
Year Opened: 1962
Water Source: Ohio River
Notes
Coal units due to shut down in late 2012 for conversion to natural gas.
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Data Sources

EIA 2008
Updated on 12-31-2008
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NameRelationOwnership
Louisville Gas & Electric CoOwner100%






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Unit Information

Generator NumberTypePowerStatusFuelSecondary Fuel(s)
Burner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined Cycle265 MWProposedNatural Gas  
Burner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined Cycle265 MWProposedNatural Gas  
4Burner: Boiler163 MWOperatingCoal Natural Gas
5Burner: Boiler209 MWOperatingCoal Natural Gas
6Burner: Boiler272 MWOperatingCoal Natural Gas
11Burner: Turbine16 MWBackupNatural Gas Oil

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 3,574,7003,225,0001,110
present 3,447,7003,248,4001,060
future 000

The average US citizen produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 181,457 people.



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