U.S. coal fired power plant retired in 2019

Last Modified: Wed Dec 25 2019 09:14:17 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2,244 MW
    of coal power plant capacity, across 6 units in 3 plants, retired this year.
  • 312 MW
    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.
  • 1,660 MW
    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.
  • 272 MW
    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.
  • 11 MW
    Talen Energy shutdown Unit 11 (11 MW) of its Montour Power Plant located Montour County, Pennsylvania in Feb.
  • 151 MW
    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.
  • 260 MW
    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.