Rockport Power Plant


Rockport Power Plant

Rockport Power Plant, located at coord|37|55|32|N|87|02|02|W|display=inline,title near Rockport, Indiana, in the United States, is a 2.6-GW power plant with one of the tallest smokestacks in the world (316.4 meters). It is operated by Indiana Michigan Power, a branch of American Electric Power.Two identical units (1.3 GW each) were launched into service in Decemeber, 1984 and December 1989. [cite web
title = Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2006
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publisher = Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy
year = 2006
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Coal supply

The coal is delivered to the plant by rail road and by barges along the Ohio River.

References

External links

* [http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b5945 Chimney Diagram]


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