UA Fairbanks Power Plant

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Ben J. Atkinson Power Plant is a coal-fired power station owned and operated by the University of Alaska on UA-Fairbanks campus in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: University of Alaska
  • Parent Company: State of Alaska
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 13.0 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: 1.5 MW (1964), 1.5 MW (1964), 10.0 MW (1981)
  • Location: 802 Alumni Dr., Fairbanks, AK 99709
  • GPS Coordinates: 64.854011, -147.822277
  • Electricity Production: 58,212 MWh (2005)
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source:
  • Number of Employees:

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions: 39,698 tons (2004)[1]
  • SO2 Emissions: 173 tons (2002)
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh: 5.94 lb/MWh
  • NOx Emissions: 234 tons (2002)
  • Mercury Emissions:

Articles and Resources


  1. "University of Alaska Fairbanks," Carma, accessed Sep 2017

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