Chesterfield Power Station

 
Chesterfield County, VA
Powers approximately 350,000 homes

Brief Facts

  • Net generating capacity is 1,415 megawatts.
  • Commercial Operation began:
    Unit 5 - 1964 | Unit 6 - 1969 | Unit 7 - 1990 | Unit 8 - 1992
  • The generating capacity of Chesterfield Power Station represents approximately 10 percent of the Dominion Energy Virginia customer load.
  • Dominion Energy has made significant investments in Chesterfield Power Station designed to reduce air emissions and protect our waterways.
  • Chesterfield Units 5 and 6 are coal-fired units.
  • Chesterfield Units 7 and 8 are combined-cycle technology. They primarily use natural gas as their fuel source to generate electricity. Combined-cycle units capture exhaust heat from the combustion turbines to produce steam which is ultimately used to generate electricity.

Celebrating 75 years of service at the Chesterfield Power Station