Ebensburg Power Company
Ebensburg Power Company is a 50-megawatt cogeneration power plant that burns
waste coal to produce steam and electricity. The steam provides heat and hot
water to local businesses, while the electricity is sold to Penelec. The plant
began commercial operation in May 1991.
The plant features a circulating fluidized bed boiler which was designed,
fabricated, erected and commissioned by Babcock & Wilcox. It burns
low-volatile waste coals which are found in refuse piles throughout Central
The plant, which encompasses approximately 32 acres, employs 28 people. An
additional six people are employed at the adjoining Revloc Reclamation
Services. Revloc is a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox in
Barberton, Ohio, and provides the plant with a reliable supply of waste coal
for daily operation.
Ebensburg Power Company is a partnership between Babcock & Wilcox and
ESI Energy, Inc., with Babcock & Wilcox serving as the managing general
in Charlotte, N.C., The Babcock & Wilcox Company is a leader in clean
energy technology and services, primarily for the nuclear, fossil and
renewable power markets, as well as a premier advanced technology and mission
critical defense contractor. B&W has locations worldwide and employs
approximately 12,700 people, in addition to approximately 10,400 joint
venture employees. Learn more at www.babcock.com.