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 in Kentucky
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
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Bituminous coal
Cooling source Ohio River
Power generation
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.

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