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Pleasants Power Station to continue operating until June 2022

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The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

ST. MARYS. W.Va.  — The Pleasants Power Station will remain in operation through May 2022, FirstEnergy’s Allegheny Energy Supply (AES) said Thursday.

The energy company, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, notified PJM Interconnection (PJM), the regional transmission organization, that it will extend the notice of the deactivation of the Pleasants Power Station in Pleasants County to June 1, 2022.

“Keeping Pleasants in operation through May 2022 allows the plant to fulfill current capacity obligations and provides additional time for evaluation of the long-term plan for the station prior to deactivation,” said Jennifer Young, supervisor, electric delivery and state communications for FirstEnergy Corp.

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