Bellemeade Power Station

Richmond, VA
Powers 57,000 homes

Brief Facts

  • Net generating capacity is 267-megawatts.
  • Began commercial service in February 1997.
  • Fueled by natural gas and oil.
  • As a combined-cycle power station, Bellemeade generates electricity and produces steam for industrial use.
  • A selective catalytic reduction system installed on the unit reduces the amount of nitrogen oxide emitted by the station.