Upshur County Project

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In 2001 Dominion joined with Anker Energy to propose a 450 megawatt (MW) coal plant in Upshur County, West Virginia. [1] The plant was planned to burn 65% waste coal that would be produced on-site. In April 2002, Dominion cancelled the planned project, citing excessive costs. [2]


Project Details

Sponsor: Dominion and Anker Energy
Location: Upshur County, WV
Capacity: 450 megawatts
Type: Circulating fluidized bed
Status: Cancelled

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References

  1. “Dominion Plans $600 Million Coal-Fired Power Station in West Virginia,” Dominion press release, June 14, 2001.
  2. “Dominion Discontinues Plans for West Virginia Coal-Fired Generation Project,” Business Wire, April 19, 2002.

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