Widows Creek Power Plant

Widows Creek Power Plant

Widows Creek Power Plant (also known as the Widows Creek Fossil Plant) is a coal-fired power station at Stevenson, Alabama USA. The plant, operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, generates about nine billion kilowatt-hours of electricity a year. It has one of the tallest chimneys in the world (305 meters), which was built in 1977.

History

Initially, six units were built between 1952 and 1954. Two more units were added in 1961 and 1965.cite press release
title = Widows Creek Fossil Plant Celebrates 50 Years of Service
publisher = Tennessee Valley Authority
date = 2002-09-12
url = http://www.tva.gov/news/releases/julydec02/widows.htm
accessdate = 2007-01-09
]

External links

* [http://www.tva.gov/sites/widowscreek.htm Homepage]
* [http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b6143 Chimney Diagram]

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Clifty Creek Power Plant — Clifty Creek Power Plant …   Wikipedia

  • Cumberland Power Plant — at Cumberland City Cumberland Power Plant is a 2.6 GW pulverized coal powered power station located at …   Wikipedia

  • Mitchell Power Plant — is a large coal fired power station at Moundsville, West Virginia, USA. It has a 1,206 foot tall chimney, which was built in 1971. This smokestack was once the tallest in the world for a short period of time. It is currently the fifth tallest.… …   Wikipedia

  • Mountaineer Power Plant — Mountaineer Power Plant …   Wikipedia

  • Nováky Power Plant — is a thermal power plant at Nováky, Slovakia It has a 300 metre tall chimney, built in 1976. Nováky Power plant is pixeled on Google Maps. External links http://www.skyscraperpage.com/diagrams/?b5455 …   Wikipedia

  • Plant Scherer — The Scherer plant Robert W Scherer Power Plant is a coal fired power plant at Juliette, Georgia, just north of Macon, Georgia. The plant has four units, each producing 880 megawatts. It has two 1,001 foot (305 m) chimneys, the first… …   Wikipedia

  • Duvha Power Station — Duvha Power Station …   Wikipedia

  • Ekibastuz GRES-2 Power Station — The GRES 2 Power Plant in Ekibastuz, Kazakhstan Country Kazakhstan Location Ekibastuz Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Matimba Power Station — Matimba Power Station …   Wikipedia

  • Chvaletice Power Station — is a large lignite fired power station at Chvaletice in the Czech Republic, owned by ČEZ. Installed power output is 4x 200 MW. Blocks 3 + 4 use a chimney 305 metres tall built in 1977 making it the tallest free standing structure in the Czech… …   Wikipedia


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»