Clinch River
ExpandingCoal Power Plant           Total Power
712.5 MW
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State Route 82
Cleveland, VA 24225
United States
Russell County
Latitude: 36.93344
Longitude: -82.19928
Year Opened: 1958
Water Source: Clinch River
Notes
Near Carbo, VA
2013: converting to Natural Gas.

Appalachian Power is seeking approval from state regulators in Virginia and West Virginia to spend about $65 million to convert two 240-MW coal-fired generating units at its 720-MW Clinch River baseload coal plant in southwestern Virginia to natural gas over the next three years.

Todd Burns, a spokesman for the American Electric Power subsidiary, said Friday that if regulators approve APCo's request, one Clinch River unit will be switched to gas in September 2015, the other in February 2016. A third 240-MW coal unit will be shut down on June 1, 2014, he said, because of economic reasons.
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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 Indian0.4%0.2%0.2%0.2%
Asian0.1%0.2%0.1%0.3%0.3%
Black0.4%0.8%0.4%1.2%1.1%
Hispanic0.7%0.3%1.3%1.1%
White98.1%98.9%98.9%96.5%96.8%
Population7286571,93014k79k
Income$30k$29k$36k$36k
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NameRelationOwnership
Appalachian Power CoOwner100%






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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuel
238 MWBurner: BoilerOperatingCoal
238 MWBurner: BoilerOperatingCoal
238 MWBurner: BoilerOperatingCoal
240 MWBurner: BoilerProposed 
240 MWBurner: BoilerProposed 

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 3,804,7003,935,600967
2011 1,622,0001,525,8001,060
future 1,622,0001,525,8001,060

The average US citizen produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 85,368 people.



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