Colbert
OperatingCoal Power Plant           Total Power
1826 MW
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900 Steam Plant Rd.
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
United States
Colbert County
Latitude: 34.7439
Longitude: -87.8486
Year Opened: 1955
Water Source: Tennessee 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 Indian0.1%0.1%0.4%0.4%
Asian0.2%0.2%0.4%0.6%
Black4.6%4.6%10.1%13.2%
Hispanic1.2%1.2%1.8%4.4%
White92.9%92.9%86.0%80.1%
Population1,2081,20812k137k
Income$39k$50k$41k
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CORPORATIONS
NameRelationOwnership
Tennessee Valley AuthorityOwner100%




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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuelSecondary Fuel(s)
200 MWOperatingCoal Subbituminous Coal
60 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil
60 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil
200 MWOperatingCoal Subbituminous Coal
200 MWOperatingCoal Subbituminous Coal
60 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil
200 MWOperatingCoal Subbituminous Coal
60 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil
550 MWOperatingCoal  
60 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil
60 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil
60 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil
60 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas Oil

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 7,336,4006,881,5001,070
2011 3,219,1002,940,2001,090
future 3,219,1002,940,2001,090

The average US citizen produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 169,426 people.



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