Pittsylvania Power Station

Pittsylvania Power StationPittsylvania Power Station, located on 224 acres in Hurt, Virginia, produces enough electricity to power about 20,000 homes, using wood as its fuel.

Pittsylvania consists of a single 83-megawatt wood-burning generating unit that began commercial service in 1994.

Pittsylvania is equipped with a selective non-catalytic reduction system to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides and electrostatic precipitators to reduce the amount of particulate matter. The station receives its cooling water from Mill Creek.

Brief Facts

Net Generating Capacity: 83 megawatts

Commercial Operation:1994

Station Employees: +/- 30

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