KU Energy Research Center CO2 Project

Resource Assessment

Reno County

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Plant: Hutchinson Energy Center; Owner: KPL Western Resources Co

Location: Hutchinson, Reno Co, KS Capability: 485 MW Number 8 in CO2 potential
Fuel Type: Natural Gas Unit Type: Gas Turbine (229 MW) and Steam Turbine (256 MW)
Generator
Unit
Primary
Fuel
Alternate
Fuel
Primary CO2 Emissions
(kg CO2/day)
Volume of CO2 Emissions
(CF CO2/day)
Value of CO2
($/day)
Summer Winter Summer Winter Summer Winter
GT1 Natural Gas No. 2 Fuel Oil 580,800 580,800 10,376,807 10,376,807 $5,189 $5,189
GT2 Natural Gas No. 2 Fuel Oil 569,184 569,184 10,169,271 10,169,271 $5,085 $5,085
GT3 Natural Gas No. 2 Fuel Oil 604,032 604,032 10,791,879 10,791,879 $5,396 $5,396
GT4 Natural Gas No. 2 Fuel Oil 906,048 906,048 16,187,819 16,187,819 $8.094 $8.094
ST1 Natural Gas No. 6 Fuel Oil 185,856 185,856 3,320,578 3,320,578 $1,661 $1,661
ST2 Natural Gas No. 6 Fuel Oil 197,472 197,472 3,528,114 3,528,114 $1,764 $1,764
ST3 Natural Gas No. 6 Fuel Oil 302,016 302,016 5,395,940 5,395,940 $2,698 $2,698
ST4 Natural Gas No. 6 Fuel Oil 2,288,352 2,288,352 40,884,619 40,884,619 $20,443 $20,443
Subtotal     5,633,760 5,633,760 100,655,027 100,655,027 $50,328 $50,328

Kansas Geological Survey
Updated May 1999
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