• Power plant closing ahead of schedule in Beaver Co.

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    SHIPPINGPORT, Pa. - First Energy is shutting down its coal-powered plant in Beaver County ahead of schedule.

    The Bruce Mansfield Power Plant will shut down Nov. 7.

    The plant in Shippingport was originally set to close in 2021.

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    Two of the plant's units have already been deactivated.

    The company said it's for financial reasons.

    Bruce Mansfield is the biggest coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania.


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