Coal-Fired Plants in Oregon

Location: OR
Operator: Portland General Electric
Configuration: 1 X 642 MW
Operation: 1980
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Foster Wheeler
T/G supplier: WH
EPC: Bechtel
Quick facts: Boardman was authorized for construction on 27 Feb 1975 and produces about 20% of PGE's electricity. In Nov 2007, PGE said it would spend $300-400mn to retrofit the unit with new low-Nox burners and SNCR, a semidry FGD scrubber, and a baghouse to run in conjunction with the existing ESP. PGE owns 65% of the plant. The other owners are BA Leasing BSC LLC (15%), Idaho Power Co (10%),and Power Resources Cooperative (10%).

Photograph courtesy of Black & Veatch
Posted 4 Oct 2008

Nyssa Sugar Factory
Location: OR
Operator: Amalgamated Sugar Co
Configuration: 1 X 1.5 MW, 1 X 2.5 MW, 1 X 6.3 MW
Operation: 1948-1994 (ret)
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: This sugar beet factory was built along the Snake River in Nyssa, Malheur County. The plant closed in 2005.

Photograph courtesy of Library of Congress
Posted 14 Mar 2012


Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 14-Mar-2012