New Study Claims Bay Area Power Plant...

New Study Claims Bay Area Power Plant Is 2nd Most Polluting In State

There are 1 comment on the CBS Local story from Sep 11, 2013, titled New Study Claims Bay Area Power Plant Is 2nd Most Polluting In State. In it, CBS Local reports that:

A California environmental group claims that a Bay Area power plant is the second most polluting in the state according to a new study.

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Etobicoke, Canada

#1 Sep 12, 2013
I never knew that there was so much fossil fuel power in California. Lot of gas plants but even some coal. See

The 'second worst' only generates 1300 MW so what is it must be a very inefficient plant to emit so much with natural gas. Have they considered the economic benefits of switching it to GE combined cycle gas turbines?

"- Six of the 19 orders are for the new, larger 7F 7-series gas turbine introduced today. These will be shipped to the Chubu Electric Power plant in Japan. Capable of reaching a worldÂ’s best 62 percent thermal efficiency, the plant will produce more than 2,300 megawatts in combined-cycle operation."

Bet you it would pay BIG dividends for them. Why should Japan get all the good stuff?

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