Somerset Station
Operating           Total Power
100 MW
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1606 Riverside Avenue
Somerset, MA 02726
United States
Bristol County
Latitude: 41.73
Longitude: -71.13
Year Opened: 1951
Water Source: Taunton River
Notes
As of April 2009 Conservation Law Foundation had plans to sue NRG about the proposed gasification unit.

The 5th Unit is actually a proposed conversion from a traditional coal unit to a plasma gasification unit.

This coal plant and planned conversion has faced serious opposition from local residents. Residents have gathers 1000+ names through petitions.
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Data Sources

EIA 2008
Sierra Club: Stopping the Coal Rush
Coal Swarm
EIA 2012 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian0.1%0.2%0.2%0.6%
Asian0.9%1.6%2.1%1.8%2.6%
Black2.7%2.3%3.3%2.6%6.1%
Hispanic2.4%3.6%6.1%4.6%12.7%
White93.2%90.8%85.9%88.9%75.4%
Population1,51028k93k165k1,132k
Income$78k$52k$52k$62k$64k
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NameRelationOwnership
Somerset Power LLCOwner100%








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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuel
100 MWOperating
25 MWBurner: TurbineBackup
25 MWBurner: TurbineClosed
74 MWClosed

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