List of the largest coal power stations in the United States

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This article lists the largest coal power stations in the United States, in terms of Nameplate capacity.

Rank Station State Location Capacity
in MW
1 Robert W Scherer Power Plant  Georgia (U.S. state) 33°03′08″N 83°48′25″W / 33.05222°N 83.80694°W / 33.05222; -83.80694 (Robert W Scherer Power Plant) 3,520
2 Gibson Generating Station  Indiana 38°22′19″N 87°46′02″W / 38.37194°N 87.76722°W / 38.37194; -87.76722 (Gibson Generating Station) 3,340
3 Monroe Power Plant  Michigan 41°53′21″N 83°20′44″W / 41.88917°N 83.34556°W / 41.88917; -83.34556 (Monroe Power Station) 3,280
4 Bowen Power Station  Georgia (U.S. state) 34°07′23″N 84°55′13″W / 34.12306°N 84.92028°W / 34.12306; -84.92028 (Bowen Power Station) 3,202
5 John E. Amos Power Plant  West Virginia 38°28′29″N 81°49′16″W / 38.47472°N 81.82111°W / 38.47472; -81.82111 (John Amos Power Station) 2,933
6 J. H. Miller Power Station [1]  Alabama 33°37′57″N 87°03′30″W / 33.63250°N 87.05833°W / 33.63250; -87.05833 (J.H. Miller Power Station) 2,822
7 W. A. Parish Power Station [2]  Texas 29°28′38″N 95°38′03″W / 29.47722°N 95.63417°W / 29.47722; -95.63417 (W. A. Parish Power Station) 2,697
8 Cumberland Fossil Plant  Tennessee 36°23′29″N 87°39′17″W / 36.39139°N 87.65472°W / 36.39139; -87.65472 (Cumberland Power Station) 2,600
9 Gavin Power Plant  Ohio 38°56′09″N 82°07′00″W / 38.93583°N 82.11667°W / 38.93583; -82.11667 (Gavin Power Plant) 2,600
10 Rockport Power Plant  Indiana 37°55′32″N 87°02′02″W / 37.92556°N 87.03389°W / 37.92556; -87.03389 (Rockport Power Station) 2,600
11 Paradise Fossil Plant  Kentucky 37°15′0″N 86°58′12″W / 37.25000°N 86.97000°W / 37.25000; -86.97000 (Paradise Fossil Plant) 2,558
12 Roxboro Power Station [3]  North Carolina 36°29′06″N 79°04′19″W / 36.48500°N 79.07194°W / 36.48500; -79.07194 (Roxboro Power Station) 2,558
13 Bruce Mansfield Power Plant  Pennsylvania 40°38′06″N 80°24′55″W / 40.63500°N 80.41528°W / 40.63500; -80.41528 (Bruce Mansfield Power Plant) 2,490
14 W. H. Sammis Power Plant  Ohio 40°31′48″N 80°37′50″W / 40.53000°N 80.63056°W / 40.53000; -80.63056 (W. H. Sammis Power Plant) 2,456
15 Navajo Generating Station  Arizona 36°54′12″N 111°23′25″W / 36.90333°N 111.39028°W / 36.90333; -111.39028 (Navajo Power Station) 2,409
16 Sherburne County Generating Station  Minnesota 45°22′43″N 93°53′48″W / 45.37861°N 93.89667°W / 45.37861; -93.89667 (Sherburne County Generating Station) 2,400[4]
17 Martin Lake Power Plant [5]  Texas 32°15′36″N 94°34′08″W / 32.26000°N 94.56889°W / 32.26000; -94.56889 (Martin Lake Power Station) 2,250
18 Belews Creek Power Station  North Carolina 36°16′53″N 80°03′37″W / 36.28139°N 80.06028°W / 36.28139; -80.06028 (Belews Creek Power Station) 2,160
19 Jeffrey Energy Center [6]  Kansas 39°17′10″N 96°07′01″W / 39.28611°N 96.11694°W / 39.28611; -96.11694 (Jeffrey Energy Center) 2,155
20 E. C. Gaston Power Station [7]  Alabama 33°14′37″N 86°27′37″W / 33.24361°N 86.46028°W / 33.24361; -86.46028 (E.C. Gaston Power Station) 2,013
21 Homer City Generating Station  Pennsylvania 40°30′39″N 79°11′37″W / 40.51083°N 79.19361°W / 40.51083; -79.19361 (Homer City Generating Station) 2,012

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miller Generating Plant < Generation < Energy Resources < PowerSouth Energy Cooperative". Powersouth.com. Retrieved 2017-02-24.
  2. ^ "W. A. Parish Electric Generating Station". Texas-flyer.com. Retrieved 2017-02-24.
  3. ^ "Roxboro Power Plant". Capitalpower.com. 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2017-02-24.
  4. ^ "Sherburne County (Sherco) Generating Station". Xcel Energy. Retrieved 2012-10-03.
  5. ^ "Martin Lake : Power Plant and Mines" (PDF). Luminant.com. Retrieved 2017-02-24.
  6. ^ "Coal facilities – nationally recognized energy centers for excellent performance". Westarenergy.com. Retrieved 2017-02-24.
  7. ^ "Gaston Steam Plant". SourceWatch. Retrieved 2017-02-24.

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