R. Paul Smith Power Station

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R. Paul Smith Power Station is a power station owned and operated by the investor-owned electricity utility Allegheny Energy.

The power station has an installed capacity of 116 megawatts and is located in Williamsport, Maryland.[1]

On January 26, 2012, FirstEnergy said it is permanently closing six of its coal plants by September 1, 2012: Bay Shore Plant, Units 2-4, in Oregon, Ohio; Eastlake Power Plant in Eastlake, Ohio; Ashtabula Plant in Ashtabula, Ohio; Lake Shore Plant in Cleveland, Ohio; Armstrong Power Station in Adrian, Pennsylvania; and the R. Paul Smith Power Station in Williamsport, Maryland. The plants had served mostly as peaking or intermediate facilities.[2]

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Plant Data

  • Owner: Allegheny Energy Supply Company LLC
  • Parent Company: Allegheny Energy
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 110 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: 35 MW (1947), 75 MW (1958)
  • Location: Lockwood Rd., Williamsport, MD 21795
  • GPS Coordinates: 39.595278, -77.827222
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Emissions Data

  • 2006 CO2 Emissions: 754,854 tons
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions:
  • 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
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  • 2005 Mercury Emissions:

Coal Waste Sites

Articles and Resources


  1. Allegheny Energy, "Generating Facilities", Allegheny Energy website, accessed June 2008.
  2. "FirstEnergy, Citing Impact of Environmental Regulations, Will Retire Six Coal-Fired Power Plants" PR Newswire, Jan. 26, 2012.

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