Morgantown Generating Station
Morgantown Generating Station

View of Morgantown looking South,
with the Potomac River on the right,
just south of the US Route 301 Bridge

Location:

  • Charles County

Ownership:

  • GenOn

Fuel Types:

  • Oil, Coal

Number of Units:

  • 6 Gas turbines, 2 steam

Net Summer Capacity (MW):

  • 1477

Date Online:

  • June 1970

Ash Control:

  • Units 1 & 2: Electrostatic precipitators

Air Control:

  • Units 1 & 2: Sorbent injection for H2SO4 with up to 90% efficiency. Flue Gas Desulfurization for SO2 with 92% efficiency

Cooling System:

  • Units 1 & 2: once-through system, 500,000 gallons per minute per unit.

2011 Generation (MWh)
Total
Coal
Natural Gas
Oil
Municipal Solid Waste
Biomass
Blast Furnace Gas
6,486,047
6,459,875
0
26,172
0
0
0

Units
Unit #
Online Date
Nameplate Capacity
Unit Type
Fuels
1
1970
626
ST
BIT; DFO; RFO
2
1970
18
GT
DFO
3
1971
626
ST
BIT; DFO; RFO
4
1971
18
GT
DFO
5
1973
65
GT
DFO
6
1973
65
GT
DFO
7
1973
65
GT
DFO
8
1973
65
GT
DFO

Annual Monthly Generation
Fuel Category
Year
Unit Type
Fuel Description
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Annual
Coal
2001
BIT
515349
570172
408513
632307
645353
641311
583589
682665
586157
704669
570963
611606
7152654
Oil
2001
DFO
13768
4724
9422
13433
4066
1264
4912
13134
593
500
720
1888
68424
Natural Gas
2001
NG
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Oil
2001
RFO
3963
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3963
Coal
2002
BIT
477000
331118
747948
631969
548686
697036
726663
656304
697426
414082
727660
842994
7498886
Oil
2002
DFO
5
652
1587
2542
854
4787
12925
16146
242
1486
150
132
41508
Natural Gas
2002
NG
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Oil
2002
RFO
0
0
641
2493
0
0
5847
1131
0
0
0
0
10112
Oil
2003
GT
DFO
9373
2345
5969
991
341
2757
0
5116
130
2
0
0
27024
Natural Gas
2003
GT
NG
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Oil
2003
ST
DFO
581
98
406
1603
1004
880
767
462
36
43
692
1358
7930
Oil
2003
ST
RFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Coal
2003
ST
SC
818826
762950
566330
537584
471302
559883
727083
718687
624560
712270
720492
655946
7875913
Oil
2004
GT
DFO
9789
0
15
-137
4312
2814
2089
2080
2467
66
484
6607
30586
Natural Gas
2004
GT
NG
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Oil
2004
ST
DFO
878
493
1071
43
888
1494
0
938
372
1364
872
567
8980
Oil
2004
ST
RFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Coal
2004
ST
SC
739052
644188
617342
197685
323090
617978
652848
576013
574736
550640
546068
549999
6589639
Oil
2005
GT
DFO
15600
1031
779
0
214
12443
19078
24979
19473
40410
11269
14709
159985
Oil
2005
ST
DFO
771
14
189
17
4267
2276
1448
2212
1418
949
1386
1892
16839
Oil
2005
ST
RFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Coal
2005
ST
SC
640676
555848
572387
286452
269207
606423
767414
679479
512941
326401
473905
717260
6408393
Oil
2006
GT
DFO
5501
6177
297
-127
2674
2327
7622
12626
251
356
3279
2566
43549
Oil
2006
ST
DFO
1648
683
3
91
1727
1478
1046
682
412
665
3972
1214
13621
Oil
2006
ST
RFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Coal
2006
ST
SC
683771
667151
836248
371454
367899
602078
736515
706706
632020
661147
553577
644408
7462974
Oil
2007
GT
DFO
5503
9526
7350
5496
4048
7062
7205
18589
12107
3674
5129
9542
95231
Coal
2007
ST
BIT
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Oil
2007
ST
DFO
264
142
1936
2075
60
7401
1707
2394
483
1461
1016
3608
22547
Oil
2007
ST
RFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Coal
2007
ST
SC
754271
706031
367000
261240
395806
407126
683651
683516
652865
763615
702722
625716
7003559
Oil
2008
GT
DFO
12236
4489
622
1028
762
12676
3078
3290
6338
1636
2859
3822
52836
Coal
2008
ST
BIT
698353
667453
398421
295631
284915
688101
826924
671343
540110
455898
626193
719643
6872986
Oil
2008
ST
DFO
53
872
224
181
7574
3238
1266
801
2801
2176
0
53
19238
Oil
2008
ST
RFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Coal
2008
ST
SC
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Oil
2009
GT
DFO
5547
1049
2910
-146
44
990
-60
91
-122
2142
-12
1353
13786
Coal
2009
ST
BIT
742702
620316
552390
577398
589903
623020
618095
624351
372697
342308
238209
805079
6706468
Oil
2009
ST
DFO
879
103
3128
1963
1027
141
717
118
1290
867
3942
465
14640
Oil
2009
ST
RFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Oil
2010
GT
DFO
1597
-197
-169
1465
112
3682
6094
1256
2387
933
438
6321
23919
Coal
2010
ST
BIT
811212
663937
389471
316512
487113
590161
701566
664929
562478
547865
594844
795520
7125608
Oil
2010
ST
DFO
58
722
1342
20
2834
1530
1247
840
178
2845
635
308
12559
Oil
2010
ST
RFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Oil
2011
GT
DFO
1951
2636
-199
-143
688
3824
2867
982
729
-132
264
-152
13315
Coal
2011
ST
BIT
752366
616544
618738
406509
590563
580853
678714
403231
403673
549055
484235
375396
6459875
Oil
2011
ST
DFO
697
2
10
1657
1221
587
2
2552
2133
597
1151
2246
12857
Oil
2011
ST
RFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Oil
2012
GT
DFO
210
-37
1202
-138
-150
612
1184
808
-137
-137
-151
-159
3107
Coal
2012
ST
BIT
468739
363300
224772
228545
178877
370728
697086
549230
466504
545316
706246
409929
5209271
Oil
2012
ST
DFO
557
231
1886
0
2049
3910
0
550
0
1784
246
685
11899
Oil
2012
ST
RFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Unit Type: GT = gas turbine; CT = combustion turbine; ST = steam turbine; IC = internal combustion

Fuel Type: BFG=Bast Furnace Natural Gas; BIT=Coal; BLQ=Black Liquor; DFO=Oil; FO2=Oil; FO6=Oil; JF=Oil; KER=Oil; LFG=Biomass; MSB=Municipal Solid Waste; MSN=Municipal Solid Waste; MSW=Municipal Solid Waste; NG=Natural Gas; NUC=Nuclear; OBL=Biomass; OIL=Oil; OTH=Other; PG=Oil; REF=Municipal Solid Waste; RFO=Oil; SC=Coal; SUB=Coal; SUN=Solar; TDF=Other; UR=Nuclear; WAT=Hydropower; WC=Coal; WDL=Biomass; WDS=Biomass; WND=Wind; WO=Oil


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