John Sherman Cooper Power Station

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John Sherman Cooper Power Station
John Sherman Cooper Power Station is located in Kentucky
John Sherman Cooper Power Station
Location of John Sherman Cooper Power Station in Kentucky
Country United States
Location Pulaski County, near Somerset, Kentucky
Coordinates 36°59′N 84°35′W / 36.99°N 84.59°W / 36.99; -84.59Coordinates: 36°59′N 84°35′W / 36.99°N 84.59°W / 36.99; -84.59
Commission date 1965
Owner(s) East Kentucky Power Cooperative
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Bituminous coal
Cooling source Lake Cumberland
Power generation
Units operational 2
Nameplate capacity 341 MW

The John Sherman Cooper Power Station is a coal-fired power plant owned and operated by the East Kentucky Cooperative near Somerset, Kentucky. It is actually closest to the smaller city of Burnside. It is named after John Sherman Cooper, a US Senator from Kentucky.

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  • 2006 CO2 Emissions: 1,931,758 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions:
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
  • 2006 NOx Emissions:
  • 2005 Mercury Emissions:

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