Mayo Plant
Capacity: 727 megawatts
Location: Roxboro, North Carolina
Commercial Date: 1983
Status: Operating

The single-unit, 727-megawatt coal-fired Mayo Plant is located near Roxboro, N.C. It began commercial operation in 1983.

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Plant Happenings

Information included in recent neighbor updates, along with work and progress at the site.



April 29, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality approved the ash basin closure plan for Mayo Plant based on its determination that the plan is “protective of public health, safety, and welfare; the environment; and natural resources and otherwise complies with the requirements of CAMA” (North Carolina’s Coal Ash Management Act).

Jan. 15, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is hosting public meetings regarding our ash basin closure plans in February. Plans can be seen here: Ash Basin Closure Plan; Corrective Action Plan.

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    Nov - Dec, 2016 

    Tree clearing and installation of a new construction access entrance near Mayo Lake Road. 

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    Neighbor letter about our safe basin closure plans. 

    Feb - May, 2015 

    Installing groundwater monitoring wells to help inform future ash basin closure recommendations. 

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