Robinson Plant

Robinson Plant
Retirement: 2012
Capacity: 177 megawatts
Location: Hartsville, South Carolina
Commercial Date: 1960
Status: Retired and demolished

The Robinson Plant site is home to the Robinson Nuclear Plant and the Darlington Combustion Turbine Plant located near Hartsville, S.C. Historically, the site also included one coal-fired steam unit and one combustion turbine. The coal-fired unit began commercial operation in 1960, the combustion turbine unit began operation in 1968 and the nuclear unit began operation in 1971. The coal unit was retired in October 2012.

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Plant Happenings

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



June 1, 2018

As part of our plan to close the ash basin safely to protect people and the environment, we are required to take soil samples. This work will be done Monday, June 4 through Wednesday, June 6 during daylight hours using a small drill rig to collect samples. 


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