Archer Daniels Midland Clinton Power Plant

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Archer Daniels Midland Clinton Power Plant is an operating power station of at least 180-megawatts (MW) in Clinton, Iowa, United States. It is also known as Clinton ADM New power station.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Archer Daniels Midland Clinton Power Plant Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States 41.820939, -90.209494 (exact)

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1A, Unit 2A: 41.820939, -90.209494

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1A operating coal - bituminous, bioenergy - agricultural waste (solids) 75 subcritical 2009
Unit 2A operating coal - bituminous, bioenergy - agricultural waste (solids) 105 subcritical 2009

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1A Archer-Daniels-Midland Co (ADM) [100.0%]
Unit 2A Archer-Daniels-Midland Co (ADM) [100.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): agriculture


The first five units of the power plant, built in the 1940s to 1990s and totaling 31.4 MW, were retired in 2008. Two new units totaling 180 MW began operating one year later, in 2009.[1] The two new units co-fire up to 20% biomass.[2]

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions: 499,781 tons (2006), 923,141.42 tons (2008)[3]
  • SO2 Emissions: 5,287 tons (2002)
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh: 53.99 lb/MWh
  • NOx Emissions: 5,003 tons (2002)
  • Mercury Emissions:

Articles and Resources


  1. "Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory", 860m March 2020
  2. "Top Plant: ADM Clinton Cogeneration Plant, Clinton, Iowa" POWER Mag, October 1, 2010
  3. Iowa Operating Permit Application, Title V Annual Emissions Summary

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