July 12, 2010 / 11:38 AM / 9 years ago

Luminant Texas Sandow coal unit seen back in service

 NEW YORK, July 12 (Reuters) - Luminant planned to return to service on
Monday the 568-megawatt Unit 4 at the Sandow coal-fired power plant in
Texas following boiler maintenance, Texas regulators said in a report.
 The unit shut on Friday.
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PLANT BACKGROUND/TIMELINE
STATE:      Texas
COUNTY:     Milam
TOWN:       Rockdale about 130 miles (209 km) northwest of
         Houston
OPERATOR:   Luminant
OWNER(S):   Energy Future Holdings
CAPACITY:   1,149 MW
UNIT(S):    4 - 568-MW
         5 - 581-MW
FUEL:       Local lignite coal
DISPATCH:   Baseload
TIMELINE:
1981 -      Unit 4 enters commercial service
2003 -      Federal consent decree allows Unit 5 construction 2006 -
         Units 1-3 retired by Alcoa under consent decree 2009 - 
         Unit 5 enters commercial service
 (Reporting by Eileen Moustakis; Editing by John Picinich)






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