USGen plant enters commercial service
U.S. Generating Co.`s (USGen) Northampton generating plant has entered commercial service. The 100-MW cogeneration plant, located in Northampton, Pa., will also sell up to 80,000 pounds of steam per hour to Ponderosa Fibres for its mill. The plant is USGen`s second waste-coal-generating facility in Pennsylvania. It was built by Bechtel Power Corp. and was completed more than four months ahead of schedule.