SHIPPINGPORT (KDKA) — First Energy is closing its last coal-fired energy plant two years earlier than expected.
The plant in Beaver County will cease operations on November 7.READ MORE: Port Authority Operating Two-Car Trains For Steelers Ravens Game
After filing for bankruptcy, First Energy has restructured and representatives say the plant isn’t making much money due to the popularity of natural gas and renewable energy.READ MORE: Judge Won’t Dismiss 25 Murder Counts Against Ohio Doctor
More than 200 people work at the Mansfield Plant.MORE NEWS: Wife Of Greene County DA Granted A Protection From Abuse Order
President Trump previously said he wanted to keep coal-fired and nuclear power plants from closing.