E C Gaston
OperatingCoal Power Plant           Total Power
2034 MW
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31972 Highway 25 North
Wilsonville, AL 35186
United States
Shelby County
Latitude: 33.24421
Longitude: -86.45806
Year Opened: 1960
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 Indian0.5%0.4%0.4%0.3%
Asian0.2%0.3%0.3%1.6%
Black4.7%15.5%16.1%13.8%
Hispanic1.7%1.7%1.9%4.7%
White92.2%80.9%79.9%78.6%
Population2,1186,58216k194k
Income$55k$55k$42k$66k
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CORPORATIONS
NameRelationOwnership
Alabama Power CoOwner50%
Georgia Power CoOwner50%
Alabama Power CoOwner100%




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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuel
272 MWOperatingCoal
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21 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingOil
245 MWOperatingCoal
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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 11,695,00012,331,000948
2011 7,814,3008,033,800973
future 7,814,3008,033,800973

The average US citizen produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 411,279 people.



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