Kapstone Power Plant

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Kapstone Power Plant is a 99.2-megawatt (MW) biomass-fired power station in North Charleston, South Carolina. The plant provides power to a wood products processing plant.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: Kapstone Paper And Packaging
  • Parent Company: WestRock
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 99.2 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 99.2 MW (1999)
  • Location: 5600 Virginia Ave., North Charleston, SC 29406
  • GPS Coordinates: 32.897056, -79.967944
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source: Martin Prep Plant (Coal Energy)[1]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Conversions: Unit 1 converted to running on wood/woodwaste biomass.
  • Unit Retirements:

Background

Kapstone Power Plant was a coal-fired power plant. In November 2018, plant owner Kapstone Paper And Packaging was acquired by WestRock.[2] According to the US EIA, the plant now primarily burns biomass.[3]

Emissions Data

  • 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:

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "EIA 923 July 2020" EIA 923 July 2020.
  2. "WestRock Completes Acquisition of KapStone," Westrock press release, Nov 2, 2018
  3. 860, EIA, 2019

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