Florida and coal Global Energy Monitor
Introduction. Florida had 30 coal-fired generating stations in 2005, with 11,382 MW of capacity - representing 18.8 of the states total electric generating capacity. In 2008, Floridas coal-fired power plants produced 120.9 million tons of CO 2, 271,000 tons of sulfur dioxide, and 170,000 tons of nitrogen oxide. As of March 2010, coal is used for 30 of the states electricity demand.