Keystone Generating Station
AKA Keystone Power Plant, Shelocta Power Station, Shelocta, PA
Once the largest generating station in the world, the Keystone Generating Plant has been operating since the late 1960s. Located near Shelocta, PA, in Elderton, PA, the Keystone station occupies nearly 1,500 acres.
Address or general location
Shelocta, PA (also listed as being in Elderton, PA)
Owned jointly by several companies, including PSEG, Pennsylvania Electric Company (PECO) and Reliant Energy, the Keystone Generating station is a large, coal-fired plant that was built in the late 1960s. Consuming approximately 4 million tons of coal per year, Keystone was once the largest generating station in the world. Throughout its operation, the Keystone station has employed hundreds of workers.