Posts Tagged ‘ NRG ’

NRG’s Portland coal power plant to get new life burning ‘clean diesel’

May 31st, 2014 | By

The two coal-burning generators at NRG’s Portland Generating Station may get a second life burning diesel fuel.

NRG to buy Dominion

Mar 12th, 2014 | By

New Jersey-based NRG Energy has reached an agreement to buy the third largest alternative electricity supplier in Connecticut by the end of the month.

Renewable energy projects vying for state power deals

Aug 26th, 2013 | By

At least six renewable energy projects proposed for sites in southeastern Connecticut are vying to be chosen next month for power purchase agreements with the state’s two largest utilities. The projects include solar energy facilities in Bozrah, Lebanon and Franklin, all proposed by New York-based Allco Finance, as well as a solar energy facility in

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Meriden may be near settlement over unfinished power plant

Aug 18th, 2013 | By

The city and Meriden Gas Turbines, a subsidiary of energy giant NRG, are working on a settlement in a case dealing with the appearance of the unfinished power plant atop Cathole Mountain and a plan for its removal. The Connecticut Siting Council has been reviewing information about the abandoned power plant. The council was scheduled

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NRG Energy plans bioenergy park in Montville

Aug 8th, 2013 | By

NRG Energy Inc. has announced its plan to construct a bioenergy park next to its biomass facility in Montville, Conn.

NRG owner to broaden plan for Montville plant; 200 jobs expected

Aug 2nd, 2013 | By

NRG Energy Inc. plans to file an application with the state in which it will expand upon unit conversion plans at its Montville power plant, something company officials say could create as many as 200 full-time jobs. New Jersey-based NRG has scheduled a news conference for 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Lathrop Road plant. David

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Plenty of possible futures for NRG plant property in Meriden

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By

Tied up in litigation and a Connecticut Siting Council proceeding, the unfinished NRG power plant remains a vacant eyesore atop Cathole Mountain. Though the city and NRG agree there is potential for use of the site and nearby unused acreage, the future is uncertain. For more on this story, visit: Plenty of possible futures for

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Siting panel hears from Meriden officials, NRG

Jul 17th, 2013 | By

The Connecticut Siting Council continued to hear testimony Tuesday on the future of 82-foot-tall abandoned power plant and other buildings on Meriden’s Cathole Mountain.

NRG Energy delivers sharp response to Meriden critics

Jun 7th, 2013 | By

Officials with NRG Energy have taken exception to testimony from City Manager Lawrence J. Kendzior and other city staff members in the wake of a hearing of the Connecticut Siting Council earlier this week.

Meriden to Siting Council: ‘Do something about the abandoned NRG?power plant’

Jun 5th, 2013 | By

City officials and residents made their case to the Connecticut Siting Council Tuesday for something to be done about the 82-foot-tall abandoned power plant and other buildings atop Cathole Mountain.

NRG to deactivate its Norwalk Harbor power plant

May 24th, 2013 | By

Faced with difficult market conditions in southwestern Connecticut NRG Energy will remove its Norwalk Harbor Station on Manresa Island from the ISO New England wholesale market and deactivate the station, effective June 1.

NRG to exit power plant project in Meriden; Says it doesn’t owe Meriden $1.8M

Mar 7th, 2013 | By

MERIDEN — NRG has informed the city that it is withdrawing plans to complete a 544-watt gas-fired power plant in the city’s northwest corner. NRG provided the city of Meriden with a Notice of Abandonment on April 3, 2012 under the Property Tax Payment Settlement Agreement, said NRG spokesman David Gaier. For more on this

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NRG Biomass Plant Could Offset Impact of Montville Coal-Fired Power Plant’s Closing

Dec 15th, 2011 | By

NRG Energy, owner of the Montville Station power plant, is pushing ahead with its 4-year-old proposal to partly convert the plant from natural gas and oil to boilers powered by bio-mass fuel, the Hartford Courant reports. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.

NRG buys Solar Power Partners

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By

Power-plant operator NRG Energy Inc., with generating stations in Connecticut, has acquired Solar Power Partners, a leading developer of commercial and industrial distributed solar projects in Connecticut and five other states, Puerto Rico and Canada. For more on this story, visit: NRG buys Solar Power Partners | Hartford Business.

NRG Energy Inc.: NRG Energy Inc. To Buy Energy Plus Holdings

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

NRG Energy Inc, which operates four power plants in Connecticut, has agreed to acquire Energy Plus Holdings LLC, a Philadelphia-based retail electricity and natural gas provider, in a $190 million all-cash deal.

Norwalk power plant leaks a little oil into LI Sound

Dec 14th, 2010 | By

A malfunction in the oil tank ventilation system at an NRG power plant in Norwalk leaked a small amount of oil to leak into the Sound.

NRG sponsoring CRWC ‘Great River Cleanup’ Oct. 2

Sep 3rd, 2010 | By

NRG has announced that it is “‘leading the way as sponsor of the ‘Great River Cleanup’” The company announced that the Connecticut River Watershed Council needs a few thousand volunteers for the Oct. 2, 2010, Source to Sea Cleanup.  This year, NRG Energy again leads the way as title sponsor, with many of its Connecticut

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NRG Montville’s coal ash still polluting

Aug 27th, 2010 | By

Coal ash buried at the NRG Energy power plant property is continuing to pollute groundwater and soil with arsenic, beryllium and other heavy metals at levels higher than those considered safe, a study released Thursday by three environmental groups shows.

The NRG plant was the only Connecticut site among 39 listed in the report from the Environmental Integrity Project, Earthjustice and the Sierra Club about the dangers of coal ash wastes to groundwater and surface water supplies, Judy Benson of The Day reports.