Barrow
OperatingNatural Gas Power Plant           Total Power
20.3 MW
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1295 Agvik Street
Barrow, AK 99723
United States
North Slope County
Latitude: 71.292
Longitude: -156.7786
Year Opened: 1977
Water Source: N/A
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Data Sources

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 Indian57.5%61.2%
Asian9.6%9.1%
Black1.2%1.0%
Hispanic3.3%3.1%
White21.3%16.2%
Population1,4154,213
Income$78k$78k$78k
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CORPORATIONS
NameRelationOwnership
North Slope Borough Power & LightOwner100%
Barrow Utils & Elec Coop, IncOwner100%




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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuelSecondary Fuel(s)
2.5 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil
2.5 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil
2.5 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil
1.5 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Simple CycleOperatingNatural Gas  
1.5 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Simple CycleOperatingNatural Gas  
4.8 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas  
5 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 43,80446,051951
2011 43,28248,402894
future 43,28248,402894

The average US resident produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 2,278 people.



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