5 Big & Small Marcellus-Powered Electric Plants Coming in SWPA

It’s hard to keep track of all the Marcellus and Utica Shale-fired electric plants being planned, built and going online. We recently highlighted a list of 11 such projects getting built in Ohio (see List of 11 Utica Shale Electric Plants Coming Soon to Ohio). We’ve covered many projects in Pennsylvania, and in other states like Michigan, Indiana, and West Virginia (see our list of powergen stories here). We spotted an article on the Pittsburgh Business Times website that focuses on a company we’ve written about before: IMG Midstream. They zig when everyone else zags. Most gas-fired power generation projects are big–700, 800, 900 megawatts or more. In fact, we highlight a project announced for Greene County in a companion story today that will be 1,000 megawatts (see More Details on Marcellus Power Plant Coming to Greene County, PA). At some point we’ll tackle a roundup of all the projects in PA, but for now, let’s take a look at five powergen projects in southwestern PA that are either under construction, or are permitted and soon will be under construction. They range in size from 20 megawatts (tiny!) to 950 megawatts (big!)…

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