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.

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Plant Data

  • 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[1]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Retirements: Unit retired in February 2020.[2]

Emissions Data

  • 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

Sources

  1. "Anthracite Coal Refuse Listed by County" files.dep.state.pa.us, accessed June 2020
  2. "EIA 860m March 2020" EIA.gov, 860m March 2020.

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