Marcellus Gas-Fired Power Plant Coming to Greene County, PA

Hatfield’s Ferry Power Station

In 2013, Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp. decided to close down a coal-fired electric generating plant in Greene County, PA, called Hatfield’s Ferry. The plant, which was losing money according to FirstEnergy, produced 1,710 megawatts of electricity. Since that time the plant has set idle. However, that may soon change. APV Renaissance Partners (subsidiary of American Power Ventures) will submit a permit to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) “within the next month” for a combined-cycle power plant at the old Hatfield’s Ferry site–to be powered with Marcellus Shale gas…

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