Retirement: 2011
Capacity: 171 megawatts
Location: Lumberton, North Carolina
Commercial Date: 1949
Status: Retired and demolished

The retired Weatherspoon Plant, located near Lumberton, N.C., previously included three coal-fired steam units. The first unit began operation in 1949 with additions in 1950 and 1952. In addition, this site has four combustion turbine units that began commercial operation in 1970 and 1971.

The plant was retired in 2011.

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Plant Happenings

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

Date Event

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.

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