Kyger Creek Power Plant


Kyger Creek Power Plant

Kyger Creek Power Plant is a 1-Gigawatt coal-fired power station at Cheshire, Ohio, USA operated by the Ohio Valley Electric Corporation. Launched into service in 1955, [cite web
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] the plant is located at coord|38|54|55|N|82|07|42|W|display=inline,title, just convert|2.5|km|mi downstream along the Ohio River from a much larger, newer coal-fired Gavin Power Plant. It has one of the tallest chimneys in the world at convert|305|m|ft|abbr=off|sigfig=4, built in 1980.

References

External links

* [http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b2692 Chimney Diagram]
* [http://www.ovec.com/index.htm Ohio Valley Electric Homepage] (includes a picture of the Kyger Creek Power Plant)


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