Pleasants Power retirement delayed again as potential buyers considers purchase

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The storied Pleasants Power Plant was set for retirement Thursday after more than four decades of service, but potential buyers have put those plans on hold.

According to a letter from Akron-based Energy Harbor to PJM Interconnection, the company said it intends to keep the Pleasants Power Plant operational through July while negotiations continue between Texas-based Energy Transition and Environmental Management (ETEM) and other companies regarding the future of the plant.