Panda’s 2nd Marcellus-Powered Electric Plant Goes Online in PA

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Thursday, November 17, 2016 3:13 pm CST

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Last month Panda Power Funds held the official commissioning ceremony to launch the operation of Panda Liberty, a 829-megawatt Marcellus gas-fired electric generating plant in Asylum Township, Bradford County, PA (see First NatGas Power Plant in Marcellus, Panda Liberty, Goes Online). It was the world’s first built-from-scratch electric generating plant built specifically to use Marcellus Shale gas. Yesterday Panda Power commissioned the world’s second built-from-scratch-to-use-Marcellus-gas electric generating plant: Panda Patriot. Officials from across Pennsylvania joined Panda Power for the ceremony of their second 829-megawatt plant, this one in Lycoming County. One person attending described the reaction of those at the ceremony: “They were in awe.” As well they should be! This one plant is expected to contribute around $5.85 BILLION to the local economy. The economic impact will be staggering. (You see why these natgas-fired electric plants are such a big deal?) Here’s what went down yesterday at the Panda Patriot party…


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