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Industrial Info Resources

October 05, 2012 06:15 ET

Massive Sammis Plant Temporarily Idled by Weak Economy, Low Gas Prices, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Oct 5, 2012) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The massive W.H. Sammis Power Station has temporarily stopped producing electricity, a victim of the weak Mid-Atlantic economy and low gas prices. The coal-fired, base-load plant, located in Stratton, Ohio, will go back online when demand for electricity strengthens in the region and prices rise, Mark Durbin, a spokesman for FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) (Akron, Ohio), told Industrial Info in an interview. Ironically, Sammis is one of the cleanest coal-fired power plants in the Midwest.

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