R.P. Smith
R.P. Smith

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Location:

  • Washington County

Ownership:

  • First Energy Corp

Fuel Types:

  • Coal

Number of Units:

  • 2 Steam

Net Summer Capacity (MW):

  • 115

Date Online:

  • October 1947

Additional Plant Information:

  • In January 2012 First Energy announced that the station would be closed due to the cost of retrofitting the plant to comply with environmental standards.

Ash Control:

  • Unit 1: Electrostatic precipitator and baghouse
  • Unit 2: Electrostatic precipitator

Cooling System:

  • Unit 1: Once-through system, 30,000 gallons per minute
  • Unit 2: Once-through system, 44,000 gallons per minute

2011 Generation (MWh)
Total
Coal
Natural Gas
Oil
Municipal Solid Waste
Biomass
Blast Furnace Gas
87,361
85,702
0
1,659
0
0
0

Units
Unit #
Online Date
Nameplate Capacity
Unit Type
Fuels
1
1947
28
ST
BITl; DFO
2
1956
88
ST
BIT; 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
51187
49942
61265
62260
32103
45066
48696
57754
27212
37557
18617
34945
526604
Oil
2001
DFO
106
38
148
106
55
641
660
689
343
159
106
93
3144
Coal
2002
BIT
35007
37623
39095
47217
22031
29558
48962
58017
45472
55318
38379
39595
496274
Oil
2002
DFO
256
428
597
935
861
764
906
720
646
372
170
517
7172
Coal
2003
ST
BIT
65512
36362
12159
29323
31251
36511
55004
53067
37260
22887
38967
32609
450912
Oil
2003
ST
DFO
305
286
162
569
144
387
297
518
235
348
625
939
4815
Coal
2004
ST
BIT
34176
32460
30000
28581
27017
28698
30988
32041
30144
21896
19900
30326
346227
Oil
2004
ST
DFO
846
275
421
308
516
408
414
329
124
246
288
294
4468
Coal
2005
ST
BIT
34096
30958
33184
27300
25936
33244
37091
36738
33095
30992
30436
35107
388179
Oil
2005
ST
DFO
742
171
147
147
148
179
339
301
167
235
158
433
3166
Coal
2006
ST
BIT
48540
46229
47237
40188
42949
46528
52926
53308
44292
45813
45298
49039
562348
Oil
2006
ST
DFO
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Coal
2007
ST
BIT
43243
61953
69375
61253
44739
61871
61817
70603
49150
56895
40350
38685
659933
Oil
2007
ST
DFO
379
237
272
120
349
292
247
211
263
283
386
429
3468
Coal
2009
ST
BIT
34405
23655
16218
1433
-218
1857
1581
12470
3730
-216
3394
27430
125740
Oil
2009
ST
DFO
458
213
325
64
-218
116
54
253
150
-216
97
813
2109
Natural Gas
2009
ST
NG
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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