Plant Bowen is a coal-fired power station located at 317 Covered Bridge Road SW in Euharlee, Georgia, which is just outside of Cartersville. It is owned and operated by Georgia Power.
According to a 2008 stat sheet published by Georgia Power, Plant Bowen is the second largest generating plant in the Western Hemisphere. The plant employs more than 440 people.
Tim Banks is the plant's manager. He was in Atlanta at the time of Thursday's explosion.
For more on Plant Bowen, click here for a link to a document published by Georgia Power.