Ackerman Combined Cycle Plant Emissions

What TVA is doing about emissions at Ackerman

  • Ackerman burns low-emitting natural gas.
  • All units are equipped with dry low-NOx burners and SCRs to reduce NOx emissions.

Emissions data for 2015 (tons)

Sulfer dioxide — 6

Nitrogen oxides — 135

Carbon dioxide — 1,098,500

Toxics Release Inventory

2015 data

All amounts are in pounds

Chemical Air Water Land Off-Site Disposal Total
Hydrochloric Acid (aerosol)         0
Hydrogen Fluoride         0
Sulfuric Acid (aerosol)         0
Ammonia 32,000 0 0 0 32,000
Antimony Compounds         0
Arsenic Compounds         0
Barium Compounds         0
Beryllium Compounds         0
Cadmium Compounds         0
Chromium Compounds         0
Cobalt Compounds         0
Copper Compounds         0
Lead Compounds         0
Manganese Compounds         0
Mercury Compounds         0
Nickel Compounds         0
Selenium Compounds         0
Silver Compounds         0
Thallium Compounds         0
Vanadium Compounds         0
Zinc Compounds         0
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene         0
Naphthalene         0
Nitrate Compounds         0
Dioxin (grams)         0
Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds         0
Hydrazine         0
Total 32,000 0 0 0 32,000

 

Gross MWh Generated: 1,348,462
Pounds Released per MWh: 0.024