MEPI GT Facility
OperatingNatural Gas Power Plant           Total Power
301.5 MW
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2200 Portland Road
Joppa, IL 62953
United States
Massac County
Latitude: 37.2175
Longitude: -88.8661
Year Opened: 1974
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 Indian0.6%0.6%0.5%0.3%0.3%
Asian0.1%0.1%0.1%0.2%0.6%
Black3.7%3.7%2.0%3.5%11.4%
Hispanic1.9%1.9%1.8%1.4%2.2%
White92.9%92.9%94.2%93.4%83.7%
Population1,0061,0061,9657,65490k
Income$54k$57k$41k
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CORPORATIONS
NameRelationOwnership
Ameren Energy Generating CoOwner100%
Midwest Electric Power IncOwner100%




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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuel
65 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas
65 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas
65 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas
54 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas
54 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 4,7874,0101,190
2011 4300
future 4300

The average US citizen produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 2.3 people.



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