coal-fired power plant

New life for old coal: Minelands and power plants are hot renewable development spots

BY: - November 28, 2023

PETERSBURG, Ind. — AES Indiana’s Petersburg Generating Station, which towers over the White River in southwest Indiana, has been burning coal to generate electricity since the late 1960s. That era, though, will come to an end soon. Two of the power plant’s four coal-burning units have already retired and the last is planning to shut […]

Justice touts Pleasants Power Plant up and running again

BY: - August 30, 2023

Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday that Omnis Fuel Technologies will invest $800 million in the Pleasants Power Plant in St. Marys. The plant, which faced closure earlier this year amid coal’s downturn, is now up and running following Omnis’ investment. It currently employs 160 workers.  “For the first time ever, the Pleasants Power Plant, a […]