Shawnee Fossil Plant

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Shawnee Fossil Plant
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Shawnee Fossil Plant
Shawnee Fossil Plant is located in Kentucky
Shawnee Fossil Plant
Location of Shawnee Fossil Plant
Country United States
Location McCracken County, near Paducah, Kentucky
Coordinates 37°09′N 88°46′W / 37.15°N 88.77°W / 37.15; -88.77Coordinates: 37°09′N 88°46′W / 37.15°N 88.77°W / 37.15; -88.77
Commission date 1957
Owner(s) TVA
Power generation
Primary fuel Bituminous coal
Units operational 10
Nameplate capacity 1,750 MW

The Shawnee Fossil Plant is a coal-fired power plant owned and operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, located near Paducah, Kentucky. The closest city is Metropolis, Illinois, across the Ohio River to the northeast.

Emissions Data[edit]

  • 2006 CO2 Emissions: 10,527,302 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions: 35,815 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
  • 2006 NOx Emissions: 18,216 tons
  • 2005 Mercury Emissions: 180 lb.

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External resources[edit]

Official website