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Pittsfield Generating

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1 and 3 mile radius around Pittsfield Generating’s peaker power plant.

Primary Fuel: Natural Gas
Secondary Fuel: Distillate Fuel Oil
Age: 30 years
Percent POC (within a 3-mile radius): TBD
Percent low-income (within a 3-mile radius): TBD
Operating Capacity: 175.5 MW
Capacity Factor (2018): 5.6%
Range of Power Capacity Generated: 0-111 MW
Longest Continuous Duration: October 7th-11th 2018, ran for just over 108 hours continuously, range 10-106 MW, average approx. 91 MW
Total Hours Online 2018: 2,673.49 hours
Gross Energy Generated 2018: 85,546.75 MWh
GHG Emissions 2018: 60,010 MTCO2e
Nitrogen Oxides 2018: 10.486 tons

Doreen

DoreenOnly
1 and 3 mile radius from Doreen peaker power plant.

Primary fuel: Kerosene
Age: 51 Years
Percent POC (within a 3-mile radius): 15%
Percent low-income (within a 3-mile radius): 37%
Operating capacity: 21.1 MW
ISO-NE capacity supply obligation range (MW), present thru May, 2024: 15.82 – 16.6
Capacity factor: 0.1%
Net Energy Generated 2018: 288 MWh
GHG Emissions 2018: 1.9 tons CO2/MWh → 513.648 MTCO2 total
Nitrogen Oxides 2018: 21.4 lbs/MWh → 6,377.2 lbs total

Woodland

1 and 3 mile radius from Woodland peaker power plant.

Primary Fuel: Kerosene
Age: 61 Years
Percent POC (within a 3-mile radius): 6%
Percent low-income (within a 3-mile radius): 20%
Operating Capacity: 20.4 MW
ISO-NE capacity supply obligation range (MW), present thru May, 2024: 15.808 – 15.962
Capacity Factor: 0.1%
Net Energy Generated 2018: 305 MWh
GHG Emissions 2018: 1.7 tons/MWh → 470.4 MTCO2 (metric tons)
Nitrogen Oxides 2018: 20.1 lbs/MWh → 9,180.5 lbs

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