R. Paul Smith Power Station
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R. Paul Smith Power Station is a power station owned and operated by the investor-owned electricity utility Allegheny Energy.
The power station has an installed capacity of 116 megawatts and is located in Williamsport, Maryland.
On January 26, 2012, FirstEnergy said it is permanently closing six of its coal plants by September 1, 2012: Bay Shore Plant, Units 2-4, in Oregon, Ohio; Eastlake Power Plant in Eastlake, Ohio; Ashtabula Plant in Ashtabula, Ohio; Lake Shore Plant in Cleveland, Ohio; Armstrong Power Station in Adrian, Pennsylvania; and the R. Paul Smith Power Station in Williamsport, Maryland. The plants had served mostly as peaking or intermediate facilities.
- Owner: Allegheny Energy Supply Company LLC
- Parent Company: Allegheny Energy
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 110 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: 35 MW (1947), 75 MW (1958)
- Location: Lockwood Rd., Williamsport, MD 21795
- GPS Coordinates: 39.595278, -77.827222
- Coal Consumption:
- Coal Source:
- Number of Employees:
- 2006 CO2 Emissions: 754,854 tons
- 2006 SO2 Emissions:
- 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
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- 2005 Mercury Emissions:
Coal Waste Sites
Articles and Resources
- Allegheny Energy, "Generating Facilities", Allegheny Energy website, accessed June 2008.
- "FirstEnergy, Citing Impact of Environmental Regulations, Will Retire Six Coal-Fired Power Plants" PR Newswire, Jan. 26, 2012.
- 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.
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