AR-160509567.jpgMay 7, 2016
Randolph County Herald Tribune
After the county found out it will have to pay back the state nearly $100,000 in personal property replacement tax funds due to a calculation error by the Illinois Department of Revenue, Dynegy Midwest Generation announced in a May 3 news release that it was shutting down multiple central and Southern Illinois coal-fueled power units. Units 1 and 3 at the Baldwin Energy Complex would be mothballed, as well as Unit 2 of the Newton Power Station. The three coal-fired units at Baldwin – Nos. 1, 2 and 3 – went online in the early-to-mid 1970s and the plant has the capacity to generate up to 1,895 megawatts of electricity…