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Type Private
Headquarters 85 Wells Ave., Ste. 300
Newton, MA 02459
Key people Bob Place, Chairman and Managing Director
Industry Electric Production
Electric Generation Consulting
Products Electricity
Revenue N/A
Net income N/A
Employees N/A

In October 2006, GenPower, LLC (“GenPower”) and First Reserve Corporation (“First Reserve”), a leading global private equity firm, formed GenPower Holdings, LP (“the Company”), to pursue the development, ownership, acquisition and operation of power generation facilities in the United States and abroad.

The first plant to be financed by the new entity is the Longview Plant coal project, a supercritical, pulverized coal-fired generating facility located in Maidsville, West Virginia.[1]

Power portfolio

The Longview Plant project is the company's first power plant.[2] The 695 MW plant went into operation in April 2011, making it the first new coal-fired power plant to start up in West Virginia in 18 years. Longview’s coal will come from an adjacent Mepco mine, in Pennsylvania. Longview is expected to burn about 2 million tons of coal per year.[3]

Coal Mines

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  1. Who We Are, GenPower website, accessed July 2008.
  2. Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed April 2008.
  3. "Longview, First New W.Va. Coal Plant in 18 Years, Fires Up This Month" The Daily Journal, April 10, 2011.

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