Charles R. Lowman Power Plant
Charles R. Lowman Power Plant is a 538.0-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned and operated by PowerSouth Energy Cooperative near Leroy, Alabama.
- Owner: Alabama Electric Cooperative
- Parent Company: PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 538.0 MW (Megawatts)
- Units and In-Service Dates: Unit 1: 66.0 MW (1969), Unit 2: 236.0 MW (1978), Unit 3: 236.0 MW (1980)
- Location: Carson Road, Leroy, AL 36548
- GPS Coordinates: 31.489833, -87.9215
- Technology: Subcritical
- Coal type: Bituminous
- Coal Consumption:
- Coal Source: Galatia Mine, Gibson Mine, Mach 1 Mine, North River mine
- Number of Employees:
- Unit Retirements: All units are planned for retirement in October 2020.
- 2006 CO2 Emissions: 4,730,394 tons
- 2006 SO2 Emissions: 17,878 tons
- 2006 SO2 Emissions per MWh:
- 2006 NOx Emissions: 10,881 tons
- 2005 Mercury Emissions: 188 lb.
Coal Waste Site
See also Alabama and coal
Articles and Resources
- "EIA 423 and Schedule 2 of EIA-923," EIA 923 Schedules 2, 2011.
- "Coal-fired power plants in Leroy to shutdown in 2020," WKRG, Oct 19, 2018
- Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed Jan. 2009.
- Environmental Integrity Project, "Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants", July 2007.
- Facility Registry System, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accessed Jan. 2009.
- Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed Feb. 2009.
Related SourceWatch Articles
- Existing U.S. Coal Plants
- Alabama and coal
- PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
- United States and coal
- Global warming
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