Michigan regulators OK Consumers Energy plan for retired coal plants

Michigan regulators OK Consumers Energy plan for retired coal plants

Propelled by a unanimous approval from the Michigan Public Service Commission, Forsite Development is preparing to buy two shuttered coal power plants from Michigan’s Consumers Energy: the B.C. Cobb plant in Muskegon and J.R. Whiting plant in Luna Pier.

Forsite estimates the decommissioning work at each plant will take approximately two years. It partnered with Midland, Michigan-based Bierlein Companies to perform all asbestos abatement and conduct demolition for both plants while Austin, Texas-based Energy Renewal Partners, LLC will manage decommissioning and remediation.

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