With demolition underway, Brayton Point rebranded for wind energy industry

THE CLOSING OF THE BRAYTON POINT power plant by owner Energy Capital Partners is part of a projected shortfall of electricity generating capacity that ISO-New England expects will increase prices in New England for power consumers.  / COURTESY DOMINION RESOURCES INC.
THE RETIRED BRAYTON POINT POWER STATION is being remodeled as a hub for the emerging offshore wind energy industry. / COURTESY DOMINION RESOURCES INC.
PROVIDENCE – Once the largest coal-fired power plant in New England, the retired Brayton Point Power Station is being remodeled into a logistics port, manufacturing hub, and support center for the emerging offshore wind energy industry. St. Louis, Mo.-based Commercial Development Company Inc., the plant’s owner, began demolition at the site in Somerset, Mass. last…

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