of coal power plant capacity, across 6 units in 3 plants, retired this year.
Big Rivers Electric Corp shut down 2 units of its Henderson Municipal Power and Light (HMPL) Sebree station in western Kentucky on 01 Feb. Jennifer Keach, a spokesperson for Big Rivers Electric Corporation, told WFIE-TV the plant was no longer economical to operate. Around 60 jobs will be affected.
FirstEnergy Generation Corp shut down Units 1 and 2 (830 MW) of its Bruce Mansfield located in Shippingport, Pennsylvania in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. The units were shutdown on 18 Feb.
Kentucky Utilities shutdown Unit 1 (106 MW) and Unit 2 (166 MW) located at the E.W. Brown coal plant near Herrington Lake in Harrodsburg, Kentucky in Feb. 800 coal miner and plant worker jobs will be lost.
Talen Energy shutdown Unit 11 (11 MW) of its Montour Power Plant located Montour County, Pennsylvania in Feb.
Unit 1 of DTE Energy's St Clair Power Plant, located in St. Clair County, Michigan, on the west bank of St. Clair River, shut down in Mar 2019.
Dominion Energy (subsidiary of Virginia Electric & Power Co) shut down Unit 3 (97.5 MW) and Unit 4 (162.5 MW) of its Chesterfield Power Station located in Chester county, VA. The units were shutdown in Mar 2019.