Orion Power Holdings

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Orion Power Holdings is a wholly owned subsidiary of RRI Energy (Reliant Energy), which acquired Orion in 2002 for $2.9 billion. At the time Orion owned and operated more than 80 primarily fossil-fueled power plants in New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania with a combined generating capacity of about 5,900 megawatts (MW), with an additional 5,000 MW of capacity under construction or development.[1] Orion Power Holdings, Inc. was jointly owned by affiliates of Goldman Sachs & Co. and Constellation Energy Group.[2]

Existing Coal Plants

Plant State Year(s) Built Capacity
Niles Plant OH 1954 266 MW
Avon Lake Power Plant OH 1949, 1970 766 MW
Cheswick Power Station PA 1970 637 MW
Elrama Power Plant PA 1952, 1953, 1954, 1960 510 MW
New Castle Plant PA 1952, 1958, 1964 348 MW

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