America’s Energy Transition: A Case Study in the Past and Present of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Power Sector

America’s Energy Transition: A Case Study in the Past and Present of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Power Sector looks back at the Hatfield’s Ferry and Mitchell Power Stations shutdowns in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania’s unique energy stake brings the economic, technological and environmental challenges many Appalachian states face during the energy transition to the forefront of national dialogue. For this reason, the BlueGreen Alliance has examined the factors and response before and during the closure of the Mitchell and Hatfield’s Ferry Power Plants in Southwestern Pennsylvania in the following case study.

Power Stations shutdowns in southwestern Pennsylvania offer lessons on how good policies can protect workers, build up the local economy, and ensure that no one is left behind in this energy transition.

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