The Largest Waste/other Oil Power Plants in the US

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeMWh GeneratedCO2 EmissionsRank EmissionsCO2 Emissions/MWhRant Emissions/MWhClosing Date
North Pole AK Waste/other Oil375,532MWh210,448,526.7kg1560.4kg/MWh12
Hamakua Energy PlantHamakua Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Hawaii County HI Waste/other Oil173,563MWh117,593,511.7kg2677.5kg/MWh11
Tesoro HawaiiPAR Petroleum (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Waste/other Oil134,333MWh47,530,715.8kg3353.8kg/MWh20
Valdez AK Waste/other Oil23,442MWh17,143,783.5kg4731.3kg/MWh10
Honolulu County HI Coal19,010MWh16,685,320.2kg5877.7kg/MWh49/2022
Watson CogenerationTesoro SoCal Cogen LLC (51.00%)NRG Energy (49.00%)
Carson CA Natural Gas32,614MWh13,679,965.6kg6419.5kg/MWh15
Linden Cogen PlantAres Management (20.00%)
Linden NJ Natural Gas17,039MWh7,893,190.8kg7463.2kg/MWh14
St. Clair County MI Coal3,810MWh3,349,945.2kg8879.2kg/MWh3
Campbell County WY Coal3,102MWh2,609,696.6kg9841.3kg/MWh7
Northampton Generating Company LPAres Management (100.00%)
Northampton PA Coal1,903MWh1,770,209.5kg10930.1kg/MWh2
International Paper Eastover FacilityInternational Paper (100.00%)
Richland County SC Black Liquour3,050MWh1,674,324.7kg11548.9kg/MWh13
Lee County Solid Waste EnergyLee County Board-Commissioners (100.00%)
Buckingham CDP FL Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste1,162MWh1,540,634.9kg121326.2kg/MWh1
Goodyear Beaumont Chemical PlantGoodyear Tire & Rubber Co (100.00%)
Jefferson County TX Natural Gas3,414MWh1,183,772.8kg13346.7kg/MWh21
WestRock (WA)WestRock (WA) (100.00%)
Tacoma WA Black Liquour1,244MWh1,079,580.1kg14868.1kg/MWh5
International Paper Prattville MillInternational Paper (100.00%)
Autauga County AL Black Liquour2,966MWh1,001,759.5kg15337.7kg/MWh22
Port Townsend PaperPort Townsend Paper Co (100.00%)
Jefferson County WA Black Liquour2,422MWh862,886.6kg16356.3kg/MWh19
Hawaii CogenPAR Petroleum (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Waste/other Oil1,938MWh714,486.3kg17368.6kg/MWh18
Georgetown County SC Coal844MWh691,315.4kg18818.9kg/MWh812/2028
Grant County WV Coal131MWh104,802.5kg19797.6kg/MWh9
Riverwood International Macon MillRiverwood Intl USA Inc (100.00%)
Macon-Bibb County GA Black Liquour215MWh80,031kg20372.2kg/MWh17
Pensacola Florida PlantAscend Performance Materials LLC (100.00%)
Escambia County FL Natural Gas81MWh31,783.7kg21394.8kg/MWh16
Greenwood (MI)DTE Energy (100.00%)
St. Clair County MI Natural Gas1MWh457.3kg22866.1kg/MWh6
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-06-02Last Updated: 2022-03-09