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
Notes
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 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%
Asian0.1%0.2%0.2%0.3%0.5%
Black0.6%0.4%0.7%3.0%
Hispanic0.5%1.4%0.9%0.7%0.7%
White98.4%97.0%97.5%97.3%94.4%
Population1,1315,47114k39k152k
Income$51k$26k$36k$44k$44k
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CORPORATIONS
NameRelationOwnership
FirstEnergy Generation CorpOwner100%


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