Watts Bar Fossil Plant

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm}} Watts Bar Fossil Plant was a coal-fired power station owned and operated by Tennessee Valley Authority near Spring City, Tennessee.

It was retired in 2011.[1]


The plant sat adjacent to TVA's Watts Bar nuclear power plant, and near TVA's Watts Bar hydroelectric plant.

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Plant Data

TVA at the Crossroads, produced by Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
  • Owner/Parent Company: Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Plant Nameplate Capacity: 240 MW (Megawatts)
  • Units and In-Service Dates: 60 MW (1942), 60 MW (1942), 60 MW (1943), 60 MW (1945)
  • Location: 467 Steam Plant Rd., Spring City, TN 37381
  • GPS Coordinates: 35.602778, -84.779167
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