Roxboro Plant

Capacity: 2,422 megawatts
Location: Semora, North Carolina
Commercial Date: 1966
Status: Operating

The four-unit, 2,422-megawatt coal-fired Roxboro Plant is one of the largest power plants in the United States. It is located in Semora, N.C., and began operation in 1966, with additions in 1973 and 1980.

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Plant Happenings

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



January 2019

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality hosts an open house on Jan. 24, 2019 to gather public input regarding safe closure options for Roxboro’s ash basins. Read the overview of the analysis we provided to NCDEQ, including links to site-specific reports regarding closure, groundwater and community impacts. View the cover letter we sent to NCDEQ accompanying these reports.

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