Unplanned Coal Unit Outage at Colver Power Station in Pennsylvania
Colver Power Station, located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, had a unplanned outage in PJM its 131-megawatt (MW) Unit 1 steam turbine due to a boiler tube leak on Tuesday. The station is owned by A C Power Colver Operations. Colver's sponsor is a limited partnership, Inter-Power/AhlCon Partners, which is held by subsidiaries of Northern Star Generation LLC (Houston, Texas).
Unit 01 was forced offline Tuesday night due to a tube leak that was discovered during a visual inspection.
Colver Power Station began commercial operation in March 1995. The station has an agreement to supply power to Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) until March 2020.
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