Six treated for injuries at Stuart coal plant, DPL confirms

Dayton Power & Light (DP&L) said via Twitter on Jan. 10 that six people have been treated for non-life-threatening injuries at the J.M. Stuart coal-fired power plant in southern Ohio.

The plant was evacuated and preliminary reports accounted for all power company employees and contractors following the incident that occurred around 1 p.m. local time, DP&L went on to say in postings on the social media site.

The Stuart coal plant is located in Aberdeen, Ohio, which is in Adams County. The facility includes four coal-fired units that each have a summer operating capacity of 577 MW, according to GenerationHub data.

The facility generated more than 9.85 million MWh of power in 2015, for a capacity factor of 49.5%.

Dayton Power and Light is part of DPL, which is an AES (NYSE:AES) company.

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Wayne Barber, Chief Analyst for the GenerationHub, has been covering power generation, energy and natural resources issues at national publications for more than 20 years. Prior to joining PennWell he was editor of Generation Markets Week at SNL Financial for nine years. He has also worked as a business journalist at both McGraw-Hill and Financial Times Energy. Wayne also worked as a newspaper reporter for several years. During his career has visited nuclear reactors and coal mines as well as coal and natural gas power plants. Wayne can be reached at wayneb@pennwell.com.