Gadsden
OperatingCoal Power Plant           Total Power
138 MW
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1000 Goodyear Ave
Gadsden, AL 35903
United States
Etowah County
Latitude: 34.01
Longitude: -85.97
Year Opened: 1949
Water Source: Coosa River
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Data Sources

EIA 2008
EIA 2012 Form 860
EIA 2014 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian0.3%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.5%
Asian1.0%0.7%0.8%0.6%
Black33.3%47.5%35.6%23.0%11.9%
Hispanic6.0%8.1%4.8%4.0%5.8%
White59.1%41.5%57.3%70.6%79.9%
Population39910k36k65k198k
Income$28k$24k$33k$38k$42k
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NameRelationOwnership
Alabama Power CoOwner100%




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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuelSecondary Fuel(s)
69 MWOperatingCoal Natural Gas Wood Waste Solids
69 MWOperatingCoal Natural Gas Wood Waste Solids

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 688,930506,5901,360
2011 360,270263,3301,370
future 360,270263,3301,370

The average US resident produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 18,962 people.



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