Frackville Power Plant
From Global Energy Monitor
Wheelabrator Frackville Power Plant was a 48.0-megawatt (MW) waste coal-fired power station owned and operated by Waste Management Corporation near Frackville, Pennsylvania.
- Owner: Wheelabrator Environmental Systems
- Parent Company: Waste Management Corporation
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 48.0 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 48.0 MW (1988)
- Location: 500 Morea Rd., Frackville, PA 17931
- GPS Coordinates: 40.782337, -76.176699
- Technology: Subcritical Fluidized Bed Technology
- Coal type: Waste Coal
- Coal Consumption:
- Coal Source:Schuylkill County Coal Refuse Sites
- Number of Employees:
- Unit Retirements: Unit retired in February 2020.
- CO2 Emissions: 505,204 tons (2006)
- SO2 Emissions: 451 tons (2002)
- SO2 Emissions per MWh: 2.45 lb/MWh
- NOx Emissions: 272 tons (2002)
- Mercury Emissions:
Articles and Resources
- 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.
- NETL Coal Power Plant Database, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2007.
- AirData Query Database, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accessed April 2009.