Location: Roxboro, North Carolina
Fuel source: solid fuels (wood residuals, tire-derived fuel, coal)
Year commissioned: 1987
Owned capacity: 46 MW
% Owned/Operated: 100/100
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- The Roxboro facility uses a nominal mixture of one- third wood residuals, one-third tire-derived fuel, and one-third coal.
- Electric output from the facility is sold under a PPA to Progress Energy
- A significant investment in emissions control equipment has reduced NOx emissions by approximately 45% and SO2 emissions by approximately 20%.
- Particulate emissions are controlled by the use of engineered fabric filter (the technology is known as a “bag house”), which keeps particulates from the plant well under state regulations
Last updated: March 12, 2012