07 June 2009

Peregrine Falcons Hold Up Devon Power Plant Upgrade

“GenConn Energy, a partnership between NRG Inc. and the United Illuminating Co., plans to add 200 megawatts of generating power to the plant's capacity by next June 1.

“That is enough electricity to meet the needs of 160,000 homes, said Drew Murphy, NRG's regional vice president. At the same time, two older steam boilers will be taken off line, and the 85-year-old plant modernized….

"There are two baby chicks in the nest, so that part of the work will wait until later in the summer….”

Read all about it: ConnPost.com

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