FirstLight to Retire Kerosene-Fired Turbine, Plans Hydro-Powered Battery Replacement in Preston

The Tunnel Hydro power plant on the Quinebaug River, next to the Tunnel Jet fossil fuel peaking plant that FirstLight Power announced it will shut down with plans to replace it with a battery storage project (FirstLight Power)


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PRESTON – FirstLight Power said it will retire the last fossil fuel-powered plant in its fleet next year – a more than 50-year-old, 17-megawatt, kerosene-fired turbine – and plans to replace it with ...

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