Charles R. Lowman Power Plant

From Global Energy Monitor

Charles R. Lowman Power Plant is a retired 538.0-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned and operated by PowerSouth Energy Cooperative near Leroy, Alabama.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the site of the now retired coal plant on Carson Road in Leroy, Alabama.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
  • Parent Company: PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 538.0 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 66.0 MW (1969), Unit 2: 236.0 MW (1978), Unit 3: 236.0 MW (1980)
  • Location: Carson Road, Leroy, AL 36548
  • GPS Coordinates: 31.488167, -87.910477
  • Technology: Subcritical
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source: Calvert City Terminal (Alliance Energy)[1]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Retirements: All units are planned for retirement in 2020.[2] The plant was retired in October 2020.[3]

Emissions Data

  • 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.

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