Paul M. Barbas

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Paul M. Barbas is president and chief executive officer of DPL and its principal subsidiary, The Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L).[1]

Before Barbas joined DPL as president and CEO in October 2006, he was executive vice president and chief operating officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. From 1999 to 2003, he held leadership positions at Allegheny Energy. He began his career in 1981 at General Electric, where he held various positions in operations and finance until 1998.[1]

Barbars received a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the College of the Holy Cross and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts.[1]

Power portfolio

Out of its total 5,469 MW of electric generating capacity in 2005 (0.51% of the U.S. total), DPL produces 64.4% from coal, 33.8% from natural gas, and 1.9% from oil. 95.7% of DPL's generating capacity comes from power plants in Ohio, and 4.3% comes from Indiana.[2]

Existing coal-fired power plants

DPL had 11 coal-fired generating stations in 2005, with 3,521 MW of capacity. Here is a list of DPL's coal power plants:[2][3][4]

Plant Name State County Year(s) Built Capacity 2007 CO2 Emissions 2006 SO2 Emissions
Stuart OH Adams 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974 2441 MW 13,400,000 tons 103,649 tons
Killen OH Adams 1982 666 MW 4,258,000 tons 22,825 tons
Hutchings OH Montgomery 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953 414 MW 597,000 tons 3,530 tons

In 2006, DPL's 3 coal-fired power plants emitted 18.3 million tons of CO2 and 130,000 tons of SO2 (0.9% of all U.S. SO2 emissions).



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Biography, Paul M. Barbas, DPL Inc., accessed December 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed April 2008.
  3. Environmental Integrity Project, Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants, July 2007.
  4. Dig Deeper, Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed June 2008.

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