Elizabeth River Power Station, located on 16 acres in Chesapeake, Virginia, produces enough electricity to power about 78,000 homes, using natural gas as its primary fuel.
Each of Elizabeth River's three combustion-turbine generating units produces 116 megawatts of electricity. They are operated during times of peak customer demand for electricity – on the coldest days of winter and hottest days of summer.
The station began commercial service in June 1992.
Net Generating Capacity: 348 megawatts
Generating Capacity by Unit:
Station Employees: +/- 12