Canton Mill Power Plant

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Canton Mill Power Plant is a coal-fired power station owned and operated by the Rank Group near Canton, North Carolina. The plant provides power to Blue Ridge Paper Products' Camden pulp & paper mill; Blue Ridge Paper Products is owned by the Rank Group, the private investment company of Graeme Hart, New Zealand's wealthiest businessman.[1]

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Plant Data

  • Owner: Blue Ridge Paper Products, Inc.
  • Parent Company: Rank Group
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 52.5 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: 7.5 MW (1937), 7.5 MW (1941), 7.5 MW (1946), 7.5 MW (1949), 10.0 MW (1952), 12.5 MW (1979)
  • Location: 175 Main St., Canton, NC 28716
  • GPS Coordinates: 35.5349, -82.84338
  • Electricity Production: 361,795 MWh (2005)
  • Coal Consumption:
  • Coal Source:
  • Number of Employees:

Emissions Data

  • CO2 Emissions: 412,600 tons (2006)
  • SO2 Emissions: 8,731 tons (2002)
  • SO2 Emissions per MWh:
  • NOx Emissions: 5,600 tons (2002)
  • Mercury Emissions:

Articles and Resources


  1. Graeme Hart, Wikipedia, accessed April 2009.

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