Skip to content

Breed Power Plant

by on November 30, 2010

The caption for this photograph in our corporate archive reads: “Breed Power Plant, Indiana.”

The Breed Plant was the first large commercial generating unit built in the United States with supercritical pressure and double-reheat steam conditions. The late Richard Breed, an Indiana native, was a founder and early president (1910-23) and chairman (1923-26) of American Electric Power Company.

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: