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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

SF shutting down power plant Jan. 1 - SFGate

San Francisco's last fossil fuel power plant will start the new year by shutting down.

The Potrero Hill plant, one of the dirtiest in California, will cease operations on Jan. 1, state officials are expected to announce today. The plant, operated by Houston-based GenOn Energy Inc., formerly Mirant Corp., could be fired up in the event of a dramatic power emergency before being decommissioned permanently on Feb. 28, officials said.

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