Other Steam-Electric Plants in New Jersey
Bergen
Location: NJ
Operator: PSEG Fossil LLC
Configuration: 2 X 325 MW
Operation: 1959-1960 (ret)
Fuel: natural gas
Boiler supplier: FW
T/G supplier: WH
Quick facts: The Bergen plant site is between the Hackensack River and Overpeck Creek and was extensively reclaimed prior to construction of the steam-electric plant. These two units were originally coal-fired and converted from coal to gas and oil fuels. The steam sets were retired in 1995 and Unit-1 was repowered.

Photograph courtesy of Public Service Electric & Gas
Posted 28 Feb 2009

Burlington Steam 5-7
Location: NJ
Operator: PSEG Fossil LLC
Configuration: 2 X 125 MW, 1 X 205
Operation: 1940-1955 (ret 2005)
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: B&W
T/G supplier: EMC, WH
Quick facts: Three 12-MW coal-fured units were built at Burlington from 1915-1922. The Burlington site now hosts gas turbines and a CCGT block.

Photograph by Mario Burger, Burger Internaional Inc
Posted 2 Jun 2012

Kearney 7&8
Location: NJ
Operator: PSEG Fossil LLC
Configuration: 2 X 150 MW
Operation: 1953 (ret 2005)
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: CE
T/G supplier: GE
Quick facts: Kearny eventually grew to house six coal-fired units, and two oil-fired sets at the site on the Hackensack, all retired. The site now hosts about 20 gas turbines.

Photograph by Mario Burger, Burger Internaional Inc
Posted 2 Jun 2012

 
Linden (1957)
Location: NJ
Operator: Public Service Electric & Gas Co
Configuration: 2 X 225 MW (CHP)
Operation: 1957 (ret)
Fuel: heavy oil
Boiler supplier: B&W
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Public Service Electric & Gas, United E&C
Quick facts: These two units sold steam to the ESSO Baywater Refinery. In 1972, a 100-MW straight condensing set was added. The steam-electric plant was closed in 2006.

Photograph courtesy of PSEG
Posted 11 Oct 2015

Sewaren
Location: NJ
Operator: PSEG Fossil LLC
Configuration: 4 X 110 MW, 1 X 389 MW (ret)
Operation: 1948-1962
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: CE
T/G supplier: WH, GE
Quick facts: In 2001, Brandenburg was hired for the complete demolition and removal of Sewaren-5, a 389-MW heavy oil-fired unit (left in photo). The boiler and 350ft stack were safely dropped onsite.In Feb 2012, PSEG announced they were considering putting a 625-MW CCGT at the Sewaren site, a 62ha parcel on Arthur Kill in Woodbridge Twp. The existing units are lightly-loaded and mainly provide relability services for the PJM power pool.

Photograph courtesy of Brandenburg Industrial Service Co
Posted 29 Feb 2012

   

Abbreviations

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

Updated 11-Oct-2015

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