Fernandina Beach Mill (WestRock)

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Fernandina Beach Mill is owned and operated by Westrock in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: Westrock
  • Parent Company: Westrock
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 118.4 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 5: 37.4 MW (1982), Unit 6: 59.5 MW (1988)
  • Location: North 8th St., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
  • GPS Coordinates: 30.681589, -81.45622
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  • Coal type: Bituminous
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  • Unit Retirements: As of 2017, Units 5 and 6 use a variety of fuels, primarily wood waste solids.[1][2]

Biomass

The mill used to run mainly on coal from two turbines, but the two turbines now use primarily biomass. According to WestRock, "Fernandina’s WestRock mill uses various types of fuel based on pricing and availability. Fuel types range from coal, bark, natural gas, and oil. The plant is 99% self-sufficient on electricity, and utilizes 60% of its energy from renewable sources", presumably biomass and wood waste.[3]

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