Bear Garden Power Station

Bear Garden

Buckingham County, VA
Powers 146,000 homes

Brief Facts

  • Net generating capacity is 590 megawatts.
  • Site construction began April 2009; commercial operations began May 24, 2011.
  • Fueled by natural gas with ultralow-sulfur diesel fuel as a backup.
  • Provides more than $1 million annually in taxes to Buckingham County.