Sparrows Point
Sparrows Point

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Location:

  • Baltimore County

Ownership:

  • Environmental Liability Transfer/Hilco

Fuel Types:

  • Natural Gas, Oil

Number of Units:

  • 4 Steam

Net Summer Capacity (MW):

  • 152.3

Date Online:

  • January 1949

Additional Plant Information:

  • The plant was sold in August 2012 with plans to be demolished.

Cooling System:

  • Units 1, 2, & 4: Once-through system, 69,000 gallons per minute

2011 Generation (MWh)
Total
Coal
Natural Gas
Oil
Municipal Solid Waste
Biomass
Blast Furnace Gas
52,316
0
52,303
13
0
0
0

Units
Unit #
Online Date
Nameplate Capacity
Unit Type
Fuels
1
1949
30
ST
BFG; NG; RFO; WO
2
1949
30
ST
BFG; NG; RFO; WO
3
1949
30
ST
BFG; NG; RFO; WO
4
1949
30
ST
BFG; NG; RFO; WO

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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