DUNKIRK, NY (WIVB) - A newly released report finds that the money it would cost to convert the NRG plant to naturally gas would reduce electricity prices by as much as 5 percent.
The report was commissioned by NRG Energy and provided by a Boston-based energy consultant. The report released today finds that it could reduce wholesale electricity prices in western New York by 5 percent.
The price tag for the conversion is $506 million.
The Dunkirk plant has been facing a possible shutdown because of the ample supply of power across New York State and depressed electricity prices.
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