Composite Power Project

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In January 2002, Composite Power leased the site of an uncompleted nuclear reactor in Richland, planning to build a power plant. [1] The plant was listed in the May 2007 NETL survey as a 2500 coal plant. [2] The project has not been pursued.[3]

Project Details

Sponsor: Composite Power
Location: Richland, Washington
Capacity: 2500 megawatts (MW)
Status: Abandoned


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  1. “Composite Power Signs Long-Term Lease with DOE for Power Plant Site,” Power Engineering International, January 28, 2002
  2. "Tracking New Coal-Fired Power Plants: Coal's Resurgence in Electric Power Generation", National Energy Technology Lab, May 1, 2007, page 21. (Pdf)
  3. "Stopping the Coal Rush", Sierra Club, accessed January 2008. (This is a Sierra Club list of new coal plant proposals.)

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