WestRock Florence Power Plant
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.
- 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) 
- Number of Employees:
- Unit Conversions: Unit 3 converted to wood/woodwaste Biomass
- Unit Retirements:
WestRock Florence Power Plant was a coal-fired power plant. In November 2018, plant owner Kapstone Paper And Packaging was acquired by WestRock. According to the US EIA, the plant now primarily burns biomass.
- 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
- 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.
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