Fossil fuels


A big battery is replacing this old Massachusetts fossil power plant

Thanks to a state program incentivizing cleaner peak power, a developer is building a 45 MW grid battery at the site of a fossil power plant shut down in 2022.

Sarah Shemkus  . 

An industrial facility is seen on the distant shore of a body of water
The West Springfield Generating Station in Massachusetts, shuttered in June 2022 (John Phelan/CC BY 3.0)