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Transportation Company - Midwest Generation - Energy

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Transportation Company - Midwest Generation - Energy
Company Name Midwest Generation
Company Web Site Link
Category Energy
Year Founded 2000
Final Year of Operation 2014
Termination Acquired
Successor/Parent NRG Energy (Details)
Country United States (Details)



Company History: Midwest Generation (MWG) was a subsidiary of Edison Mission Energy (EME). EME was a holding company which acted through numerous subsidiaries to manage the competitive power generation business and other unregulated subsidiaries of Edison International. MWG operated six electric power generating plants in Illinois and supervised operation of the EME Homer City Generation plant in Homer City, Pennsylvania. The MWG and Homer City plants where coal-fired merchant plants, producing power that was not committed to be sold under long-term contracts. Most of these plants’ output was sold into the PJM Interconnection, LLC, commonly referred to as the PJM marketplace (Pennsylvania-Jersey-Maryland), a 13-state region which extends from the Atlantic coast westward to Illinois. In 2012 EME declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy, in 2014 EME and MWG where sold to NRG Energy for $2.64 billion.

Successor/Parent History:
NRG Energy, Inc. is a large American energy company, dual-headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey and Houston, Texas. It was formerly the wholesale arm of Northern States Power Company (NSP), which became Xcel Energy, but became independent in 2000. NRG Energy is involved in energy generation and retail electricity. Their portfolio includes nuclear generation, coal generation, wind generation, utility scale generation, distributed solar generation, and oil generation. NRG serves 2.9 million retail customers in Texas, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and the District of Columbia.

Brief History:
The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean. Major Atlantic Coast cities are New York, a global finance and culture center, and capital Washington, DC. Midwestern metropolis Chicago is known for influential architecture and on the west coast, Los Angeles' Hollywood is famed for filmmaking.


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Item created by: gdm on 2017-10-20 08:42:41. Last edited by Carlton2049 on 2021-05-06 04:41:55

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