Massachusetts, ISO New England officials reviewing potential power plant project

North America Power Partners
February 28, 2012

Officials in Massachusetts are backing proposed plans that would transform a coal-and-oil fired power plant into a natural gas facility.

The Boston Globe reports that Salem mayor Kim Driscoll is supporting a plan that would modernize the Salem Harbor Power Station. Whether utility company Dominion decides to sell the plant would dictate such a transformation, but supporters said it would effectively reduce the facility’s environmental toll and help bolster the region’s power generating capacity. Read More.