How We Operate - Generating Plants | Alabama Power

 

Alabama Power owns or operates 83 electric generating units with total nameplate capacity of more than 13 million kilowatts. These generating units are located at 26 facilities.

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Anniston Army Depot Solar

Located on the Tallapoosa River near Tallassee.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 45,250 kW

Generating units - 2

Reservoir area when full - 2,000 acres

Fort Rucker Army Base Solar

Located in Daleville, Alabama.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 10,600 kW

Generating units - 1

Bankhead Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Black Warrior River near Northport.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 53,985 kW

Generating units - 1

Reservoir area when full - 9,200 acres

 

 

Bouldin Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Coosa River near Wetumpka.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 225,000 kW

Generating units -3

Reservoir area when full - 920 acres

Ernest C. Gaston Electric Generating Plant

Located in central Alabama near the town of Wilsonville.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 1,880,000 kW

Generating units - 5

Type of fuel - coal and natural gas

Gadsden Electric Generating Plant

Located along the Coosa River in Gadsden.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 120,000 kW

Generating units - 2

Type of fuel - gas

Lowndes County Cogeneration Facility

Located at the SABIC plant in Burkville, west of Montgomery

Total nameplate generating capacity - 105,100 kW

Generating units - 1

Type of fuel - gas

Greene County Electric Generating Plant

Located approximately 10 miles north of Demopolis. The facility is jointly owned by Alabama Power and Mississippi Power.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 1,220,000 kW

Generating units - 11

Type of fuel - natural gas and oil

Harris Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Tallapoosa River near Lineville.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 135,000 kW

Generating units - 2

Reservoir area when full - 10,661 acres

Henry Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Coosa River near Ohatchee.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 72,900 kW

Generating units - 3

Reservoir area when full - 11,235 acres

Holt Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Black Warrior River near Holt.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 49,000 kW

Generating units - 1

Reservoir area when full - 3,296 acres

James H. Miller, Jr. Electric Generating Plant

Located approximately 20 miles northwest of Birmingham on the Locust Fork branch of the Black Warrior River.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 2,640,000 kW

Generating units - 4

Type of fuel - coal

James M. Barry Electric Generating Plant

Located on the Mobile River approximately 20 miles north of Mobile.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 2,370,000 kW

Generating units - 6

Type of fuel - coal and natural gas

Jordan Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Coosa River near Wetumpka.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 100,000 kW

Generating units - 4

Reservoir area when full - 5,880 acres

Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Electric Generating Plant

Located along the Chattahoochee River east of Dothan.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 1,720,000 kW

Generating units - 2

Type of fuel - nuclear

Lay Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Coosa River near Clanton.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 177,000 kW

Generating units - 6

Reservoir area when full - 12,000 acres

Logan Martin Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Coosa River near Vincent.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 128,250 kW

Generating units - 3

Reservoir area when full - 15, 263 acres

Martin Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Tallapoosa River near Tallassee.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 182,500 kW

Generating units - 4

Reservoir area when full - 41,150 acres

Mitchell Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Coosa River near Verbena.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 170,000 kW

Generating units - 4

Reservoir area when full - 5,850 acres

Smith Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River near Jasper.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 157,500 kW

Generating units - 2

Reservoir area when full - 21,200 acres

Theodore Cogen Facility

Located in Mobile County.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 273,870 kW

Generating units - 1

Type of fuel - gas

Thurlow Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Tallapoosa River near Tallassee.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 81,350 kW

Generating units - 3

Reservoir area when full - 574 acres

Washington County Cogen Facility

Located near McIntosh in Washington County, north of Mobile.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 122,579 kW

Generating units - 1

Type of fuel - gas

Weiss Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Coosa River near Leesburg.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 87,750 kW

Generating units - 3

Reservoir area when full - 30,200 acres

William Crawford Gorgas Electric Generating Plant

Located along the Black Warrior River near Parrish.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 1,021,250 kW

Generating units - 3

Type of fuel - coal

Yates Hydroelectric Generating Plant

Located on the Tallapoosa River near Tallassee.

Total nameplate generating capacity - 45,250 kW

Generating units - 2

Reservoir area when full - 2,000 acres