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Coal power plant

E C Gaston

coal Power Plant
Shelby County, Alabama
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Power Plant Data Source: EPA, Jan 2021

Quick Stats

2,034 Megawatts
Annual Net Generation
5,688,930 MWh (Megawatt Hours)

Context: That's equivalent to the annual power demand of 517,175 American homes (11 MWh each, source: EIA (opens in a new tab))

Annual CO2 equivalent emissions
5,309,811 metric tons CO2 equivalent

Context: That's equivalent to the annual emissions of about 1,154,307 American cars (4.6 metric tons each, source: EPA (opens in a new tab))

Detailed Emissions

Annual CO2 emissions
5,283,997.438 metrics tons CO2
Annual SO2 (Sulfer Dioxide) emissions
1,149.051 tons
Annual NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) emissions
3,462.810 tons
Annual N2O (Nitrous Oxide) emissions
108,753.017 lbs
Annual CH4 (Methane) emissions
768,776.092 lbs