WestRock Florence Power Plant

From Global Energy Monitor

WestRock Florence Mill Power Plant is a biomass-fired power station near Florence, South Carolina. The plant provides power to the Florence container board mill.

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Plant Data

  • Owner: WestRock
  • Parent Company: WestRock
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 76.5 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 3: 76.5 MW (1987)
  • Location: 2202 Paper Mill Rd, Florence, SC‎ 29506, United States
  • GPS Coordinates: 34.151060, -79.559070
  • Technology: Subcritical
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source: Darby Fork No 1 Mine (Javelin Global Commodities) [1]
  • Number of Employees:
  • Unit Conversions: Unit 3 converted to wood/woodwaste Biomass
  • Unit Retirements:

Background

WestRock Florence 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: 723,920 tons (2006)
  • SO2 Emissions: 3,361 tons (2002)
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh: 12.89 lb/MWh
  • NOx Emissions: 2,927 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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