Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station is a 1,717.2MW coal fired power project. It is located in Kentucky, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1968 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 1972. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Louisville Gas and Electric with a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is bituminous. In case of shortage of bituminous the plant can also run on Natural Gas. The fuel is procured from Louisville Gas and Electric Gas Distribution.

The project generated 8,829,726.7MWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1968 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 1972.

Contractors involved

Zachry was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the coal fired power project.

Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit I) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 355.5MW nameplate capacity.

Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit II) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 355.5MW nameplate capacity.

Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit III) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 462.6MW nameplate capacity.

Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit IV) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 543.6MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied Hydrogen/Water Cooled electric generator for the Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit I).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen/Water Cooled electric generator for the Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit II).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen/Water Cooled electric generator for the Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit III).

GE Power supplied Hydrogen/Water Cooled electric generator for the Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit IV).

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit I).

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit II).

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit III).

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station (Mill Creek Coal Fired Power Station Unit IV).

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This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.