What is it?


What is it?

Photo courtesy of Southern Company

What is it?

  1. A geothermal power plant tapping into deep underground resources
  2. A carbon capture facility at a power plant
  3. A natural gas extraction facility with advanced environmental controls

ANSWER:

B

This is a carbon capture retrofit deployed at the 773-megawatt coal-fired Plant Barry Unit 5 operated by Southern Company subsidiary Alabama Power. EPRI analyzed the facility’s competitiveness with newly constructed natural gas combined cycle plants with respect to CO2 emissions and economics.