Kapstone Power Plant
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Kapstone Power Plant is a retired power station in North Charleston, South Carolina, United States. It is also known as Cogen South Power Plant.
Table 1: Project-level location details
|Plant name||Location||Coordinates (WGS 84)|
|Kapstone Power Plant||North Charleston, South Carolina, United States||32.8971, -79.9679 (exact)|
The map below shows the exact location of the power station.
Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):
- Unit 1: 32.897056, -79.967944
Table 2: Unit-level details
|Unit name||Status||Fuel(s)||Capacity (MW)||Technology||Start year||Retired year|
|Unit 1||retired||-||99 MW||subcritical||-||-|
Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details
|Unit 1||WestRock North Charleston||Westrock Co|
Project-level captive use details
- Captive industry use (heat or power): Power
- Captive industry: Pulp & paper
Kapstone Power Plant was a coal-fired power plant. In November 2018, plant owner Kapstone Paper And Packaging was acquired by WestRock. According to the US EIA, the plant now primarily burns biomass.
- CO2 Emissions: 1,039,625 tons (2006)
- SO2 Emissions: 1,055 tons (2002)
- SO2 Emissions per MWh: 3.68 lb/MWh
- NOx Emissions: 1,487 tons (2002)
- Mercury Emissions:
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