The Largest Natural Gas Power Plants in the US

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeMWh GeneratedCO2 EmissionsRank EmissionsCO2 Emissions/MWhRant Emissions/MWhClosing Date
West County Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Palm Beach County FL Natural Gas20,312,910MWh7,506,975,280.6kg1369.6kg/MWh1,594
Cobb County GA Natural Gas18,233,950MWh6,756,813,478.1kg2370.6kg/MWh1,585
Hines Energy ComplexDuke Energy Florida (100.00%)
Polk County FL Natural Gas11,517,629MWh4,434,616,419.5kg3385.0kg/MWh1,462
Union County AR Natural Gas11,206,830MWh4,312,302,985.1kg4384.8kg/MWh1,468
H Allen Franklin Combined CycleSouthern Company (100.00%)
Lee County AL Natural Gas11,356,994MWh4,229,570,241.3kg5372.4kg/MWh1,572
Bridge City CDP LA Natural Gas8,635,876MWh4,135,430,234.2kg6478.9kg/MWh1,103
Citrus County FL Natural Gas11,115,050MWh4,008,335,775.4kg7360.6kg/MWh1,642
Greensville County Power StationDominion Energy (100.00%)
Greensville County VA Natural Gas11,513,187MWh3,985,387,590.7kg8346.2kg/MWh1,696
Lee County FL Natural Gas9,831,484MWh3,773,954,739.4kg9383.9kg/MWh1,476
Indiantown CDP FL Natural Gas9,811,957MWh3,741,756,817.1kg10381.3kg/MWh1,497
Manatee County FL Natural Gas8,384,251MWh3,690,300,661.7kg11440.1kg/MWh1,199
Lackawanna Energy CenterInvenergy (100.00%)
Jessup PA Natural Gas10,555,322MWh3,628,141,349.3kg12343.7kg/MWh1,701
Hanging Rock Energy FacilityDynegy Energy Services (100.00%)
Lawrence County OH Natural Gas9,510,071MWh3,620,629,114.5kg13380.7kg/MWh1,506
Forney Energy CenterLuminant Energy (100.00%)
Kaufman County TX Natural Gas9,027,722MWh3,470,508,101.3kg14384.4kg/MWh1,471
DeBary FL Natural Gas9,045,077MWh3,469,440,799.4kg15383.6kg/MWh1,480
Sherwood H Smith Jr Energy ComplexDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
Richmond County NC Natural Gas8,248,983MWh3,421,833,032.8kg16414.8kg/MWh1,285
Brunswick County Power StationDominion Energy (100.00%)
Brunswick County VA Natural Gas8,671,856MWh3,246,502,842.2kg17374.4kg/MWh1,556
H L Culbreath Bayside Power StationTampa Electric (100.00%)
Hillsborough County FL Natural Gas8,239,486MWh3,239,289,706.7kg18393.1kg/MWh1,395
McIntosh Combined Cycle FacilityGeorgia Power (100.00%)
Effingham County GA Natural Gas8,586,543MWh3,190,906,415.1kg19371.6kg/MWh1,578
Jackson County MS Natural Gas8,502,576MWh3,175,645,032.6kg20373.5kg/MWh1,564
Thomas A Smith Energy FacilityOglethorpe Power Corporation (100.00%)
Murray County GA Natural Gas7,983,357MWh3,151,957,562.9kg21394.8kg/MWh1,382
Okeechobee Clean Energy CenterFlorida Power & Light (100.00%)
Okeechobee County FL Natural Gas9,170,712MWh3,097,005,708.6kg22337.7kg/MWh1,717
Mobile County AL Natural Gas8,113,887MWh3,047,758,441kg23375.6kg/MWh1,544
Lawrenceburg IN Natural Gas7,955,751MWh3,037,610,026.2kg24381.8kg/MWh1,494
York Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
York County PA Natural Gas7,640,282MWh2,945,549,228.3kg25385.5kg/MWh1,457
Wansley Combined CycleSouthern Company (100.00%)
Heard County GA Natural Gas7,730,334MWh2,871,186,858.7kg26371.4kg/MWh1,579
Bucks County PA Natural Gas7,460,496MWh2,835,111,417.7kg27380.0kg/MWh1,510
New Covert Generating FacilityArcLight Capital (100.00%)
Van Buren County MI Natural Gas7,045,134MWh2,770,432,975.7kg28393.2kg/MWh1,393
Midland MI Natural Gas6,298,309MWh2,745,473,763.9kg29435.9kg/MWh1,209
Hummel Station LLCPanda Power Funds (100.00%)
Shamokin Dam PA Natural Gas7,540,537MWh2,715,763,825kg30360.2kg/MWh1,645
CPV Fairview Energy CenterCompetitive Power Ventures (100.00%)
Vinco CDP PA Natural Gas7,899,201MWh2,706,833,296.4kg31342.7kg/MWh1,703
Warren County VA Natural Gas7,109,295MWh2,624,805,507.8kg32369.2kg/MWh1,597
Port Washington Generating StationWE Energies (100.00%)
Port Washington WI Natural Gas7,039,522MWh2,566,646,494.9kg33364.6kg/MWh1,620
Deer Park Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Harris County TX Natural Gas7,224,130MWh2,524,774,089.7kg34349.5kg/MWh1,682
Moxie Freedom Generation PlantCaithness Energy (100.00%)
Luzerne County PA Natural Gas7,252,858MWh2,483,341,233.7kg35342.4kg/MWh1,705
Tenaska Westmoreland Generating StationTenaska (100.00%)
Westmoreland County PA Natural Gas7,115,762MWh2,479,189,713.1kg36348.4kg/MWh1,688
Lake Side Power PlantPacifiCorp (100.00%)
Vineyard UT Natural Gas6,389,355MWh2,459,354,028kg37384.9kg/MWh1,465
Hollywood FL Natural Gas6,899,752MWh2,447,959,711.4kg38354.8kg/MWh1,661
Chuck Lenzie Generating StationNV Energy (100.00%)
Clark County NV Natural Gas6,101,231MWh2,402,734,391.8kg39393.8kg/MWh1,388
Kendall County Generation FacilityDynegy Energy Services (100.00%)
Minooka IL Natural Gas5,966,561MWh2,388,168,572.9kg40400.3kg/MWh1,351
Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-06-02Last Updated: 2022-03-09