SACE | Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
Teleconference: GA Coal Plants Ripe for Retirement
The Union of Concerned Scientists’ national report examinesand evaluates the economic viability of our nation’s existing coal-fired electricity generating units and recommends the closure and retirement of uneconomically viable coal-fired generation units. In the Southeast, 121 units at 61 plants are deemed uneconomical for continued operation in the UCS estimates. The report found Georgia had 22 units at 7 plants, Alabama had 24 units at 7 plants, Tennessee had 22 units at 3 plants and Florida had 11 units at 7 plants.
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