Denton Municipal Electric (DME) is committed to providing high quality, reliable, effective, and energy efficiency services for its customers in the greater Denton area. As one of the 2,000 community-owned and not-for-profit public power utilities in the country, DME provides service to 53,194 residential and commercial customers with Annual System Energy Sales of 1,519,763 MWH.
On July 1, 2018, the City of Denton began commercial operation of a new power plant, the Denton Energy Center (DEC). The DEC is a natural gas plant with quick-start natural gas reciprocating engines that help provide power supply and price certainty when renewable resources output and prices become volatile. The DEC has the flexibility to operate at variable output levels while supporting DME’s renewable power purchase portfolio.
Below are the monthly dashboards for the Denton Energy Center that give a snapshot of the following relevant DEC metrics: emissions, MWh generation, gross revenue, financial summaries, plant run times, and key trends explaining the variances in revenues and expenses.
Fiscal Year 2019-20 Dashboards
Fiscal Year 2018-19 Dashboards
DME operates the DEC under a Standard Air permit issued by the TCEQ. The amounts are based on emission rates as determined by routine stack testing. The plant has two systems that are operated under a TCEQ Permit By Rule authority. Below are the DEC’s air emission monthly reports detailing runtime (hrs), hot starts, warm starts, cold starts, stops, energy generated, and emissions produced.
DEC Plant Manager - Jason Brown
(940) 349-7140, Jason.Brown@cityofdenton.com
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