Morgan Energy Center
OperatingNatural Gas Power Plant           Total Power
900 MW
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1410 Red Hat Road
Decatur, AL 35601
United States
Morgan County
Latitude: 34.6397
Longitude: -87.0639
Year Opened: 2003
Water Source: Tennessee River
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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 Indian0.7%0.7%0.7%1.1%1.1%
Asian0.1%0.1%0.5%0.7%1.8%
Black16.5%16.5%36.4%21.7%15.0%
Hispanic5.9%5.9%10.8%12.0%6.2%
White75.7%75.7%50.3%62.8%74.0%
Population70970911k66k253k
Income$56k$56k$39k$43k$58k
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NameRelationOwnership
Morgan Energy Center LLCOwner100%




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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuel
210 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined CycleOperatingNatural Gas
270 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined CycleOperatingNatural Gas
210 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined CycleOperatingNatural Gas
210 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined CycleOperatingNatural Gas

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 392,790805,270488
2011 1,942,2004,219,800460
future 1,942,2004,219,800460

The average US resident produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 102,221 people.



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