Charles R. Lowman Power Plant
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Charles R. Lowman Power Plant, also known as Lowman Energy Center, is a 727-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station under construction near Leroy, Alabama.
The undated satellite photo below shows the site of the now retired coal plant on Carson Road in Leroy, Alabama.
The coal-fired units of the Charles R. Lowman Power Plant retired in 2020. The gas-fired combined cycle set, with generator IDs LEC1 and LEC2, is under construction. As of October 2022, the combined cycle set was more than 50% complete.
- Owner: PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
- Parent: PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
- Location: Carson Road, Leroy, AL 36548
- Coordinates: 31.488167, -87.910477
- Gross generating capacity (construction): 727 MW
- Gross generating capacity (retired): 538.0 MW
- Technology: Subcritical
- Coal type: Bituminous
- Coal Consumption:
- Coal Source: Calvert City Terminal (Alliance Energy)
- Number of Employees:
- Unit Retirements: Coal-fired units were retired in October 2020.
- 2006 CO2 Emissions: 4,730,394 tons
- 2006 SO2 Emissions: 17,878 tons
- 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
- 2006 NOx Emissions: 10,881 tons
- 2005 Mercury Emissions: 188 lb.
Coal Waste Site
See also Alabama and coal
Articles and Resources
- "Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory," eia.gov, October 2020
- "Coal-fired power plants in Leroy to shutdown in 2020," WKRG, Oct 19, 2018
- "Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory (based on Form EIA-860M as a supplement to Form EIA-860) - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)". www.eia.gov. Retrieved 2022-12-14.
- "EIA 923 March 2020" EIA 923 2020.
- Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed Jan. 2009.
- Environmental Integrity Project, "Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants", July 2007.
- Facility Registry System, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accessed Jan. 2009.
- Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed Feb. 2009.
Related GEM.wiki articles
- Existing U.S. Coal Plants
- Alabama and coal
- PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
- United States and coal
- Global warming