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Report- When, Not If: Bridgeport’s Future and the Closing of PSEG’s Coal Plant

When, Not If:  Bridgeport’s Future and the Closing of PSEG’s Coal Plant (PDF) Presentation: When Not If_ Bridgeports Future and the Retirement of PSEG’s Coal Plant (PPT)                                        

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Connecticut Will Demolish Its Last Coal-Fired Power Plant

Mike Patrick for the Waterbury Republican-American: Two years after disputing a report that its days were numbered, owners of the last coal-fired power plant in the state plan to demolish the facility and build a $550 million natural gas-fired power plant in its place. That’s according to Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim’s office. Ganim, along with […]

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Bridgeport ‘Weighs Future’ of Its Coal Plant

The Connecticut Post is out today with an update on opposition to the coal-fired plant that provides electricity to Bridgeport, Conn. The City Council on Monday passed a non-binding resolution to shut the plant, owned by PSEG. Excerpts: – “One part of the resolution called on plant owner PSEG to ‘phase out the coal-fired electricity […]

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Report claims that Bridgeport Harbor coal unit is uneconomic

  By Barry Cassell, Generation Hub – Group says PSEG should look at retiring one of the last New England coal units “A new report cautions that Public Service Enterprise Group’s (NYSE: PEG) Bridgeport Harbor Unit 3 – the last coal-fired power facility in Connecticut and one of the few remaining such facilities in New England – […]

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Future dim for Connecticut’s last coal-fired power plant

By Luther Turmelle, New Haven Register – BRIDGEPORT – “Connecticut’s last coal-fired power plant may not be around much longer if the projections of a Cleveland-based energy economics firm are correct…. Power generators in New England are required to notify ISO-New England if they wish to permanently shut down their plants, said Lacey Ryan, a […]

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Report calls for shutting down coal plant

By Brian Lockhart, Connecticut Post – BRIDGEPORT – “The South End’s coal-fired electric plant — the last in the state and the city’s third-highest taxpayer — is belching cash along with smoke from its landmark candy-cane stack. That’s the conclusion of the nonprofit Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, which Wednesday released a report showing […]

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Prepare for retirement of Conn. coal plant, report says

By Matthew Bandyk, SNL Financial – CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA- “The only coal-fired plant in Connecticut faces a “bleak” future, according to a Jan. 23 economic analysis that argues that Public Service Enterprise Group Inc.‘s Bridgeport Harbor 3 plant will not be financially viable under any realistic scenario and that state policymakers should prepare for its retirement. […]

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Power Point : When, Not If: Bridgeport’s Future and the Retirement of PSEG’s Coal Plant

When, Not If: Bridgeport’s Future and the Retirement of PSEG’s Coal Plant, by David Schlissel and Cathy Kunkel, January 23, 2014

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Press release: Connecticut’s last coal-fired power plant is in critical financial condition, community needs to plan for transition

Report Finds Handwriting May Already Be On the Wall for 45-Year-Old Coal Plant Whose Pre-Tax Earnings “Fell off the Cliff” in 2009 and Are Unlikely to Recover to the High Pre-2009 Levels; Lower Natural Gas Prices, Lower Energy Market Prices & Other Trends Too Much to Overcome. HARTFORD, CT– A new financial analysis report cautions […]

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Report- When, Not If: Bridgeport’s Future and the Closing of PSEG’s Coal Plant

When, Not If:  Bridgeport’s Future and the Closing of PSEG’s Coal Plant (PDF) Presentation: When Not If_ Bridgeports Future and the Retirement of PSEG’s Coal Plant (PPT)                                        

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