Three Financially Mismanaged, Unprofitable, Outmoded and Worthless Coal Plants in North Texas

By Tom Sanzillo, TR Rose Associates

March 17, 2011

This study shows why the replacement of three coal fired power plants built in the 1970’s (Big Brown, Monticello and Martin Lake) is a financial and environmental necessity. The plants, currently owned by Energy Future Holding/Luminant and serving North Texas are financially mismanaged, cannot compete profitably in the current market, require pollution control upgrades that are unaffordable and have suffered deep losses in market value.

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