Highlights 400-MW Bridgeport Harbor plant closed Coal supplied 23% of US generation in 2021 Coal to supply 15% to 16% of US power by 2026 Public Service Enterprise Group said June 1 that it had retired its last remaining coal-fired power plant, the 400-MW Bridgeport Harbor Station Unit 3 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, which operated since 1968, and is part of a continued US trend toward coal plant retirements. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Originally designed to be fueled with oil or coal, Unit 3 was converted to a full-time coal unit in 2002 and provided 400 MW of peaking capacity to southern Connecticut, meaning the plant only operated during times of peak energy demand like extreme heat or extreme cold, the company said in a statement. Subsidiary PSEG Power operated the plant. “For PSEG, the retirement of BHS 3 marks the end […]