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Cape Fear Plant

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  • Retirement: 2012
  • Capacity: 316 megawatts
  • Location: Moncure, North Carolina
  • Commercial Date: 1923

The Cape Fear Plant is located near Moncure, N.C., and began commercial operation in 1923. Two of the site's six coal-fired units were retired in 1977 and two in 2011. The remaining two coal-fired units, along with one of four oil-fueled combustion turbine units on site, were retired in October 2012.

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