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Beckjord Station (Coal)

  • Total Plant Capacity: 1,124 megawatts
  • Duke Energy Ownership Interest: 862 megawatts; 100 percent of units 1-5 and 37.5 percent of unit 6
  • Location: New Richmond, Ohio
  • Fuel: Coal
  • Commercial Date: June 1952 

W.C. Beckjord Station is a nominal 862-megawatt facility with six coal/steam units located in New Richmond, Ohio, approximately 20 miles east of Cincinnati. Duke Energy owns 100 percent of units 1 through 5, and 37.5 percent of unit 6 (Dayton Power & Light owns 50 percent and American Electric Power owns 12.5 percent). The station is located in the Reliability First region and dispatched into PJM.