R E Burger
ClosedCoal Power Plant           
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57246 Ferry Landing Road
Shadyside, OH 43947
United States
Belmont County
Latitude: 39.90921
Longitude: -80.76153
Year Opened: 1944
Water Source: Ohio River
2016: site demolished to make way for planned PTT Global ethane cracker.

Planned to switch from coal to biomass to stay open as a wood burning power plant (312 MW nameplate @ up to 100% biomass; certification granted; 09-1940-EL-REN), but this was defeated in 2011 and the coal plant will be closing instead.

March 30, 2011: The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has revoked FirstEnergy Generation Corporation's renewable energy certification for the conversion of the 312-megawatt Burger facility from coal to woody biomass. The revocation follows FirstEnergy's March 3 motion to withdraw its application, on the grounds that "biomass is not economically feasible," according to PUCO.
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EIA 2008
EIA 2012 Form 860
EIA 2014 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian0.1%0.1%0.2%0.1%0.1%
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FirstEnergy Generation CorpOwner100%

Buckeye Forest CouncilInterested

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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuelSecondary Fuel(s)
63 MWDemolishedCoal Subbituminous Coal
2.5 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Simple CycleDemolishedOil  
2.5 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Simple CycleDemolishedOil  
63 MWDemolishedCoal Subbituminous Coal
2.5 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Simple CycleDemolishedOil  
103 MWDemolishedCoal  
156 MWDemolishedCoal Subbituminous Coal
156 MWDemolishedCoal Subbituminous Coal

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 1,631,7001,428,2001,140
2011 684,620571,8501,200
future 684,620571,8501,200

The average US resident produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 36,033 people.

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